Location: 41200 BLOCK OF R124, OROSI

Incident Date: 05-31-2015

Case Number: 15-6819

Victim: Male Juvenile

Posted by: Media Relations

On 05/31/15 at approx. 2137 hours Deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Departments Orosi Substation were dispatched to the 41200 Blk of Rd 124 in regards to a report of shots being fired and then a man down at that location suffering from a gunshot wound. Upon Deputies arrival they located the victim lying on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was treated on scene by EMS personnel and transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. 

The ensuing investigation determined that the victim was walking northbound on the sidewalk in front of a swap meet when he heard some shots being fired; he then felt pain in his leg and fell to the ground and realized he had been shot. A vehicle parked on the street was struck several times as well by gunshots. Witnesses state the suspect vehicle is a white newer style four door Honda that was last seen traveling southbound on Rd 124 from the scene occupied by several unknown subjects in the vehicle.

The victim is in stable condition with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his leg and is being admitted for overnight observation. No other information is being released at this time. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at (559) 733-6211 or (800) 808-0488.

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