Location: Bullfrogs Bar, Kingsburg area

Incident Date: 3-12-15

Incident Time: 0020

Case Number: 15-3133

Victim: Eduard Puente, 24

Posted by: Media Relations

On 03/12/2015 at about 0020 hours the victim was assaulted by John Strickland, age 40 of Kingsburg, at the Bull Frogs Bar in the outskirts of Kingsburg.  For unknown reasons the suspect confronted the victim and slashed his neck with a box cutter before being detained by security and other bar patrons.  The victim was taken to CRMC in Fresno where he was treated and released.  The suspect has been booked into the Tulare County Jail for attempted murder.