Posted June 27, 2016 12:16 pm by Comments

By Bob Owens


Friends and relatives of a 19-year-old man shot by Fresno police Saturday gathered for a vigil last night, trying to understand why he was shot.

Family and friends of the man who was shot by Fresno police on Saturday gathered Sunday night for a vigil at the same east-central Fresno location to remember the 19-year-old.

Hundreds gathered at the Chevron gas station on Shields and Armstrong avenues around 8 p.m. to honor the life of the shooting victim, identified by family as Dylan Noble. Noble died in surgery after he was transported to Community Regional Medical Center.

Motorcycles, trucks and dirt bikes filled the gas station parking lot and an empty dirt lot next to it to perform a revving up of engines in a loud remembrance of the victim. Dirt bikes also raced on Shields Avenue, to cheers and claps from those who watched from the sidewalk.

Gail Rowell, grandmother of Noble’s girlfriend, says Noble was at her house trimming trees and helping with a garage sale just hours before she found out he had been gunned down.

“He was headed home, when [police] turned the light on him,” Rowell said. “He pulled over and they shot him.”

Rowell described the officer-involved shooting …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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