Location: 29000 Block of Road 158, Visalia

Incident Date: 3/18/16

Incident Time: 1845 hours

Case Number: 16-03583

City: Visalia

Posted by: Dispatch

Suspect: Ricky Bishop         Approximate Age: 41

Residence: City of Farmersville


At approximately 1845 hours, deputies were dispatched to the 29600 block of Road 158 in Visalia in regards to an interrupted residential burglary. Deputies arrived on scene and contacted the home owner who advised he had shot the suspect as he burglarized the home owner’s residence.

The suspect sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the upper torso. The suspect was transported to a local area hospital for treatment and will be booked at the Pre-Trial Facility on burglary charges. 

The case is still under investigation by Detectives with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office and anyone with further information should contact Det. Jesse Cox at (559) 733-6218.