Location: Road 130/Avenue 416, Orosi

Incident Date: 02-27-16

Incident Time: 1507 Hours

Case Number: 16-02573

Victim: Bryan Salazar, 19, of Dinuba

City: Orosi

Posted by: Media Relations

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On 3-3-16, an autopsy was conducted on the victim in this case. The official cause of death is listed as exsanguination due to a penetrating shotgun wound.

This case remains an active investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218 or 1-800-808-0488. Anyone with information can remain anonymous by calling TIP NOW at (559) 725-4194.

 

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On 2-29-16, Tulare County Sheriff’s Violent Crimes Detectives positively identified the victim in this case as Bryan Salazar, 19 years of age, out of the Dinuba area.

The official cause of death is pending an autopsy which has been scheduled for later in the week.

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.

 

Original press release:

On 2/27/16 at 1507 hours, Deputies from the Orosi Substation responded to the area of Road 130 and Avenue 416 for a “man down” call.  Upon arrival, a male adult was located who was suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to an area hospital, but he did not survive his injuries.

A black Honda was seen leaving the area.  The case is under investigation by Tulare County Sheriff’s Violent Crimes Unit. Contact Sgt. Mayberry or Det. Franco with any information.

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.