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Shot fired at Northwest Fresno home invasion

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Fresno County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the incident on North Fruit near Shaw Avenue.

Deputies say just after 9 a.m. Thursday morning, a woman was talking to a handyman in her home when they heard a knock at the door. When the woman went to answer the door a man forced his way into the home, followed by another man. Deputies say there was a scuffle with the handyman and the two suspects, one of them had a gun and a gunshot was fired. The woman got out of the home moments later.

No one was hit by the gunfire, the handyman had minor injuries from scuffle.

Deputies say the two suspects took off in a car soon after. It is not known if they took off with any items belonging to the victims.

Fruit is shut down from Shaw Avenue to Rialto Avenue while deputies investigate the incident.

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