Location: 100 block of North Lafond Road, Tipton

Incident Date: 10/24/16

Incident Time: 1700-1715 hours

Case Number: 16-13421

Victim: Confidential

City: Tipton

Posted by: Media Relations

On 10/24/2016, Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of North Lafond Road in regards to shots fired from a vehicle. Upon arrival, Deputies met with the victim who stated a black, extended cab truck, with tinted windows and possible chrome rims pulled up next to the victim’s house.

The passenger of the vehicle pointed a small black-colored handgun out of the window and fired one shot in an unknown direction. The suspect was described as a light-complected Hispanic or white male, possibly in his early twenties, with short dark hair and he was unshaven. The suspect then left the area as a passenger in the vehicle eastbound on Woods Avenue. 

Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.