Location: 41400 block of Bear Creek, Springville

Incident Date: 5/17/17

Incident Time: 1600 hours

Case Number: 17-05899

Victim: State of California

City: Springville

Posted by: Media Relations

Suspect: Shawn Codie Gill 02/16/94 23 year old from Colorado

Deputies responded to the 14100 block of Bear Creek, Springville for a report of a suspicious person carrying a rifle near the SCICON Campus. Deputies responded and located a subject wearing all camouflage who was holding a rifle near the SCICON entrance.

The suspect made an aggressive movement toward the Deputy while holding the firearm. The Deputy drew his duty weapon and gave commands to the subject who ended up fleeing. Detectives, K9 deputies, CHP helicopter, TCSO drone responded to the area to assist. The suspect was located and taken into custody. Deputies searched the area and were able to locate the firearm. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.