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Fatal officer-involved shooting in the Tulare County town of Ivanhoe

Friday, September 20, 2013

A fatal officer-involved shooting involving a Tulare County Sheriff is under investigation. It happened around 7:30 Friday night in the city of Ivanhoe, near Avenue 332 and Road 156.

According to Visalia police, who is investigating the incident, a man wanted for attempted homicide threw an aluminum can at a deputy and ran away.

The deputy chased the suspect down, that's when the suspect pulled out a gun and fired a shot at the deputy, but missed. The deputy returned fire, hitting the man and killing him.

 

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