|Scene of shooting at Visalia Walmart (source)|
Police responded to a report of shots fired, at a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Visalia, California. There they found a man who had been shot in the abdomen and wounded. A man and a woman were taken into custody for the shooting. It may have been gang- and drug-related.
From an article:
A Visalia man and his girlfriend were arrested Sunday in connection with the shooting at a grocery store parking that sent a man to the hospital Saturday night.
Joshua Lee Hickman, 29, and Necole Dalee Noriega, 32, were booked on allegations of attempted homicide, conspiracy, weapon possession and narcotic charges.
Police said officers responded to the parking lot of the Walmart Neighborhood Market on North Demaree Street for reports of shots fired. At the scene, officers located 32-year-old Anthony Garcia, who had been shot in the abdomen. He was taken to a hospital, where he was being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Police said Garcia was shot in the belly after he left the store. The shots were fired from a vehicle, police said.
"He was targeted," said Sgt. Curtis Brown, gang suppression unit supervisor.
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