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Man who was driving in Chowchilla is shot at several times, police say

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A man sustained life-threatening injuries after he was shot at several times while driving Wednesday afternoon in Chowchilla, police said.

Police believe the shooting is gang-related.

The man crashed his car into a fence after he was shot at around 4:21 p.m. in the 200 block of Alameda Avenue.

An investigation determined the man was followed and fired at by an occupant of another vehicle. Shell casings were found in the road, and another vehicle nearby was also hit.

Officers rendered aid on the severely wounded man while waiting for paramedics before he was rushed to a hospital, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Sgt. Daniel Denny at 559-665-8600.

Ashleigh Panoo: 559-441-6010, @AshleighPanoo
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