FONTANA ( — Homicide detectives Wednesday searched for a gunman who fatally shot a man and wounded another in Fontana.

The shooting was reported shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Veteran’s Park, according to police.

Upon their arrival, authorities located two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Paramedics transported both victims to a hospital for treatment.

One of the men succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending family notification.

The other man is currently receiving treatment.

Police said the victims appear to be in their mid 50s.

A preliminary investigation revealed the shooting occurred while a baseball game was being played at the park.

Detectives are looking to speak with anyone who witnessed the shooting.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting has been urged to contact the Fontana Police Department at (909) 350-7735.


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