The Tulare County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting that happened in the Porterville area on Friday.

   At about 7 p.m. Friday, the Sheriff’s Department was contacted by the Porterville Police Department regarding an assault with a deadly weapon incident that occurred in the county area where the victim had been shot by an unknown subject in a white sedan, possibly a Cadillac. 

   The victim then drove himself to his Porterville residence and called 911. The victim was transported to Sierra View Medical Center where he was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound and later released.

   This case is currently being investigated by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Detectives Division.

   Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Fabian Serrano or Sgt. Jesse Cox of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.

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