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Deputies: 14-year-old shot in Tulare County during fight

Posted at 6:18 PM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-03 21:18:43-04

TULARE, Calif. — Tulare County sheriff's detectives are investigating after a 14-year-old boy was shot during a fight near Orosi Wednesday afternoon.

Detectives say the teen got into a fight with a 17-year-old when he was shot in the abdomen. The teen was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, deputies say.

Investigators have identified a suspect. They do not yet know what led up to the fight.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Tulare County Sheriff's Office.