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Update: Fresno Car Accident and Shooting on Highway 180

March 17, 2014- The Fresno County coroner has identified the victim who died in Monday’s car crash and shooting incident.  The accident happened on the Fulton Avenue offramp, from Highway 180, in Fresno.

The man who died from gunshot wounds was Mario Castenon, 22 years old.  Mario and another man were shot multiple times in their vehicle on the freeway, west of Highway 99.  Police said it appeared to be gang related.

fresno mario castenon shooting car accident highway 180 fulton
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Mario Castenon and the other shooting victim were attempting to get to Community Regional Medical Center hospital to be treated for their wounds.  The black sedan headed east on Highway 180.  The driver then ran a red light on Fulton Street near the highway’s offramp, and crashed into a pickup truck.

The other man is reported to be in stable condition.

This accident requires much more investigation. Please let me help, Attorney John Rozier of Visalia. I am located on Caldwell Ave.  Call me at 559-713-0159.