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Detectives Investigate Clovis’ Second Homicide of 2023

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Shortly after midnight on October 16, 2023, Officers responded to a deadly shooting in front of a home near Brookside/Brookfield, just south of the Clovis rodeo grounds. 911 calls began coming in at 12:13 A.M., reporting that someone had been shot in the street. Officers and EMS rendered medical aid on scene and the victim was transported to the hospital where he sadly passed away.

The victim has been identified by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office as 33-year-old Jose Ruedas of Fresno. The investigation has shown that the victim and suspect(s) were associated, and this was not a random act.

Detectives and Crime Scene personnel were called out at the time, and continue to investigate leads, view surveillance footage from home and city cameras, and speak to witnesses. At this time, the suspect or suspects responsible remain outstanding. If you have any information regarding this homicide, you are asked to call our non-emergency phone number anytime at (559) 324-2800, or you can remain anonymous and provide a tip thru Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP, or by using our anonymous tip on our free mobile app.