Location: Visalia Rd / Belmont Ave., Exeter

Incident Date: 12-22-15

Incident Time: 15-40094

Case Number: State of California

Posted by: Media Relations

Suspect In Custody:

Angel Gomez   Age: 18 yrs.

Address: Exeter area

Charges: Felony Arrest Warrant PC-664-187 (Attempted Murder)  Bail:$500,000.00

Fresh Charges: PC-29800(a)(1), PC-24500(a)(2), PC-25850(a), PC-30305(a)(1)


On 12/22/2015 at approx.1400 hours, Investigators with the Interagency Gang Enforcement Team (IGET) and the  Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Gang Violence Suppression Unit were in the area of Belmont Ave. and Visalia Rd in Exeter searching for Suspect Angel Gomez.  (S) Gomez had an active Felony Warrant for Attempted Homicide and was known to frequent the Exeter area.  Investigators were able to locate (S) Gomez in the area walking towards the Rite-Aid shopping center.  (S) Gomez was subsequently taken into custody in the parking lot and found to have a loaded .25 caliber firearm concealed on his person.  (S) Gomez was later booked at the Tulare County Pre-Trial Facility on the above listed charges.  (S) Gomez is a known Southern Gang member from the Exeter area.  

The investigation is continuing and no other information is being released at this time. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Interagency Gang Enforcement Team at (559) 735-1898 or (800) 808-0488.

The Interagency Gang Enforcement Team in made up of Investigators form the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department, Exeter and Farmersville Police Departments and is fund through a grant from the Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) called Closing the Circle program.

Anonymous information about this crime can be reported via Tipnow  email tcso@tipnow.net  txt or voicemail at 559-725-4194 or download the Tipnow app for Android or Apple phones