Location: 100 block of North Front Street, Earlimart

Incident Date: 05/19/17

Incident Time: 6:30pm

Case Number: 17-06010

City: Earlimart

Posted by: Dispatch

Tulare County Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives were called to the Earlimart area to investigate a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.  Upon arrival, Deputies and Detectives contacted the victim. The victim advised he was walking in the 100 block of North Front Street when he heard a gunshot and received an injury to his leg. The victim was transported to Tulare Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injury which was determined to be non-life threatening. He was 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 Office South County Investigations Unit Det. J. Pipkin or Sgt D. Winslow at (559) 733-6218 or (800) 808-0488.


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