Location: 22900 block of Ave 196, Strathmore

Incident Date: 04-16-2015

Incident Time: 2200

Case Number: 15-4809

Victim: State of California

Posted by: Media Relations

On 04-16-2015 at 2212 hours, deputies were dispatched to the 22900 block of Ave 196 in Strathmore for multiple shots fired. Upon deputies arrival Ismael Mendoza was apprehended after fleeing the scene. Subsequent investigation revealed Mendoza was involved in the shooting and had discarded a firearm prior to being apprehended. Further investigation revealed Mendoza’s residence contained gang indicia and narcotic packaged for sales. Over 12 grams of methamphetamine and 200 grams of marijuana were seized.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Department at (559) 685-2666 or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting (559) 725-4194 or through email at tcso@tipnow.com

Suspect: Ismael Mendoza (28 years) of Strathmore