Location: 20800 Block of Ave 64, Ducor

Incident Date: 3-21-16

Incident Time: 1600 hours

Case Number: 16-03699

Victim: Confidential

City: Ducor

Posted by: Dispatch

Suspect: Maria Soto   46 years of age, Resident of Delano

On 3-21-16, Deputies from Tulare County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 20800 Block of Avenue 64 in Ducor in regards to an assault. Deputies contacted the victim who had sustained major trauma to the upper torso. The victim was airlifted to a local area hospital for treatment.

Detectives with the Tulare County Sheriff's Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene and took over the investigation. During the investigation, Detectives identified and arrested the suspect, Maria Soto. The suspect was later booked at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Adult Pre-Trial Facility for attempted murder.

Case remains under investigation anyone with information is asked to contact Det Franco or Sgt Torres at (559) 733-6218.