Aug 22, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Student suspected in shooting

Fresno SWAT gather at the intersection of Cedar Ave. and Barstow Ave. in response to a fatal shooting involving California State University, Fresno students.
Juan Villa / The Collegian

6:52 a.m. According to local news station ABC 30 a Fresno State student is the suspect in a shooting that killed one person and wounded two others.

Jonquel Brooks, a 19-year-old, is believed to be contained in the University Village
apartment complex where the incident occurred.

Suspected shooter, Jonquel Brooks, 19.

The shooting occurred late Monday evening, and the individual who was killed is believed to be a former Fresno State student.

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said the police were in contact with the suspect.

Currently Barstow Avenue is closed between Cedar Avenue and 9th Street.

Fresno State’s emergency hotline was updated as of 5:45 a.m. and said that classes are open and on schedule. Students who live in the University Village were evacuated and taken to the Residence Dining Hall.

For more information contact the Fresno State emergency hotline at 278-4000. The Collegian will continue to update itself throughout the day.

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