Location: 12800 block of Ave 404
Incident Date: 7-30-15
Incident Time: 1810
Case Number: 15-9511
Victim: Rodriguez, Frank
Posted by: Media Relations
On 7-30-15 at approx. 1810 hrs. Deputies were dispatched to the 12800 block of Ave. 404, Cutler regarding a gunshot wound victim.
Upon arrival Deputies located the victim lying in the roadway with apparent gunshot wounds. Medical personnel arrived on scene and all lifesaving efforts failed. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Violent Crimes Detectives responded to the scene and took over the investigation. During the initial investigation Detectives found this homicide may be gang related.
Fernando Prado-Figueroa – 18 years out of the Orosi area (In custody)
Pedro Galvan Nunez – 23 years out of the Cutler area (In custody)
During the above ongoing investigation Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Violent Crimes Detectives were able to identify the above suspect”s as the persons responsible for the murder of Frank Rodriguez.
On 8-17-15 Violent Crimes Detectives located Pedro Galvan Nunez in the Visalia area where he was taken into custody and booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility for the 187 PC (homicide).
On 8-17-15 Violent Crimes Detectives also located Fernando Prado-Figueroa in the Cutler area where he was also taken into custody and booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility for 187 PC (homicide).
This remains an active investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at 559-733-6218 or toll free at 1-800-808-0488. Anyone with information can remain anonymous by calling TIP NOW at 559-725-4194