Location: A146/Road 191, Poplar

Incident Date: 05-07-2017

Incident Time: 1905 hrs

Case Number: 17-5461

Victim: Confidential

City: Poplar

Posted by: Dispatch

Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Deputies and Detectives were called to the Poplar area to investigate a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.  Upon arrival Deputies and Detectives contacted the victim. The victim advised that unknown subjects approached him in a vehicle and shot him with an unknown type of handgun.  The suspects fled the area in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to Sierra View Hospital for treatment of his injuries and later released.


This case is currently under investigation by the South County Investigations Unit.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department South County Investigations Unit Det. J. Pipkin or Sgt C. Rhyman at (559) 733-6218 or (800) 808-0488.


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