(KFSN) The Fresno County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that two officers were injured in an active shooter situation at the Fresno County jail in Downtown Fresno.
Authorities said Thong Vang, 37, of Fresno shot Correctional Officers Juanita Davila and Toamalama Scanlan around 8:30 a.m. Saturday. They said Vang entered the jail and made his way to the front of the line and stated he wanted to see someone at the jail.
Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims said Vang acted erratically when confronted by staff and did not cooperate with officers. Mims said there were about 15 people in the public area of the jail when Davila confronted Vang before he pulled out a gun and started shooting at officers, striking Davila. Scanlan responded after calls for help were made and he was hit.
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