Location: 500 Block of North Thompson Road, Tipton
Incident Date: 1/27/2016-1/28/2016
Incident Time: 2200-0400
Case Number: 16-01158
Posted by: Dispatch
On 01/28/16 at approximately 0701 hours Deputies from Tulare County Sheriff’s Office-Pixley Substation responded to an apartment complex located on the 500 block of North Thompson Road, Tipton, regarding a resident who discovered a bullet inside their apartment.
During the investigation, it was discovered a suspect negligently discharged a large caliber handgun inside an adjacent apartment, shooting the bullet through the upper portion of the shared wall. No one was injured during the incident.
A 7-month-old infant was inside the suspect's apartment when the handgun was discharged. The suspect was arrested for the above mentioned charges and booked into custody at the Porterville Substation.
Suspect: Edwin Sandoval, 18 years old
Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department via telephone at #1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org or by text or voicemail at #559-725-4194.