Location: 100 block of South Reservation Road, Porterville

Incident Date: 2/23/18

Incident Time: 0441 hours

Case Number: 18-02499

Victim: State of California

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

On Friday, 02/23/18 at 0441 hours, Deputies and Detectives from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a gunshot wound victim who had initially been transported to a local area hospital for non-life-threatening treatment and is expected to make a full recovery. 

During the course of the investigation, it revealed this incident may have been a self-inflicted accident.  Sheriff's personnel responded to a location on the 100 block of South Reservation Road in the County of Tulare and obtained evidence related to this incident. 

This case is currently under investigation by the Sheriff's Violent Crimes Investigations Unit.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Unit Det. K. Jones at (559) 802-9563 or (800) 808-0488.  Anonymous information about this crime can be reported via Tipnow email tcso@tipnow.net, text or voicemail at 559-725-4194, or download the Tipnow app for Android or Apple phones.