Around 12:30 Monday morning, Tulare County Sheriff Office Deputies were called to the area of Ave 88 and Road 256 in Terra Bella for a shooting victim.

Deputies arrived at a home within several minutes and found a woman who had been shot. She was taken to a nearby hospital and later pronounced dead. The victim was identified as 20-year-old Esperanza Silva Aldaco from Porterville.

At this time, there is no additional information regarding the circumstances of the murder. Anyone with more information is urged to contact Detective Greg May or Sergeant Steve Sanchez with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1800-808-0488 or anonymously at or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.

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