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Market clerk slain by gunman in rural Tulare County

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Posted at 1:18 PM, Dec 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-15 16:18:11-05

CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — San Joaquin Valley authorities are searching for the killer of market clerk in Tulare County farm country.

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office says it received multiple reports of a man with a gun Monday night at the Waukena Market on State Route 137 and then a 911 call reporting someone had been shot. Deputies found the clerk dead inside the store and homicide detectives began an investigation.

The Waukena area is northeast of Corcoran.