Location: A152/BURNETT , TIPTON

Incident Date: 02-17-2015

Incident Time: 2030

Case Number: 15-2097

Posted by: Media Relations

On 02-17-15 Deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the Tipton area.  While deputies were responding to the area, a victim of a gunshot wound was transported to a nearby hospital.  During the investigation it was discovered that an unknown suspect(s) fired at the victim’s vehicle striking a passenger within. The victim sustained injuries that were not life threatening.  They were treated at an area hospital for a gunshot wound to an extremity and released.

The case is being actively investigated by the Sheriff’s Department.

Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department via telephone at #1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at #559-725-4194.