Porterville PD: Man shot in the street in gang-related incident, died in hospital

PORTERVILLE, Calif. - A man was shot in the street and died in the hospital in what appears to be a gang-related incident, officials from the Porterville Police Department said.

Officers responded to the 200 block of E. Presidio regarding a subject who was shot Sunday at about 2 a.m., officials said.

Officers found a 31-year-old man lying in the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds, officials said.

Several people and vehicles were seen fleeing the area, officials said.

Preliminary information available to police is that the incident stemmed from an earlier gang party that started in another city, officials said.

Detectives were summoned to the scene and the victim died at the hospital shortly after detectives assumed the investigation, officials said.

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