Location: Avenue 144 and Road 193, Poplar

Incident Date: 05/19/17

Incident Time: 10:30 p.m.

Case Number: 17-06015

Victim: Confidential victim

City: Poplar

Posted by: Dispatch

Tulare County Sheriff’s 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 two males. They advised that unknown subjects approached them in a vehicle and shot one of them, an adult male, with an unknown type of firearm.  

The suspects fled the area in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center for treatment of his injuries which were determined to be non-life threatening and 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 Offie South County Investigations Unit Det. J. Pipkin or Sgt D. Winslow at (559) 733-6218 or (800) 808-0488.

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