District Attorney Tim Ward has announced criminal charges against Christopher Gonzalez, age 26, for the murder of a man in Tulare on or about Saturday. 

Gonzalez is charged with one count of first-degree murder with the special allegation he personally and intentionally discharged a firearm causing great bodily injury or death. He faces life in prison if convicted. Gonzalez was scheduled to be arraigned at the county pre-trail facility in Visalia on Thursday afternoon where a future court date would be set.

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