By CBS13 Staff

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – A 22-year-old man is dead after being shot following an altercation in Fairfield on Friday, authorities said.

According to the Fairfield Police Department, officers began receiving calls of a possible shooting at around 1:30 p.m. from the 1900 block of Grande Circle.

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The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died later at the hospital, police said.

Fairfield police said investigators are looking into whether the shooting was gang-related. Investigators said it appears the man approached a group of people, which led to an altercation and the shooting.

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Authorities ask the public to avoid the area as crews will remain on the scene for an extended period of time.

Anyone who may have been a witness to the shooting is asked to contact the Fairfield Police Department.

No further information was released.

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