Deputies arrest 2nd suspect in gang shooting
Two men with gang ties have been arrested in connection with Jan. 10 attempted murder
TULARE COUNTY – A second suspect has been arrested in a gang related shooting that happened in January.
On March 10, detectives with the Tulare County gang unit arrested Marcos Moreno in the area of Avenue 328 and Road 108 of Visalia in connection with an attempted homicide on Jan. 10, 2018. Moreno was arrested without incident.
At about 4 p.m. on Jan. 10, deputies responded to the area of Camp and Wills in Goshen, regarding a gunshot wound victim. Deputies arrived and located an Hispanic male in the front yard of a nearby residence with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was reported in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.
Moreno was the second suspect arrested in connection with the crime. On Feb. 2, Tulare Area Gang & Narcotic Enforcement Team (TAGNET) detectives arrested David Guevara of Goshen without incident. Both Moreno and Guevara were booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility on charges of attempted murder and gang enhancement.
On Feb. 2, 2018 Detectives with TAGNET served a search warrant in Goshen related to the investigation. As a result, David Guevara was taken into custody without incident. He was booked for the above charges.
Numerous witnesses were contacted and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office and speak with Detective Rick Morley or Sergeant Steve Sanchez at (559) 733-6218 regarding case number 18-00432, or send anonymous information by sending an email to TCSO@tipnow.com or text or leave a message at (559) 725-4194.
Anyone with information regarding gang activity is encouraged to call the Tulare County gang hotline at 1-888-END-GANG (1-888-363-4264).
Thursday, March 8
Deputies responded to a residence located on the 16600 block of Avenue 168 in Woodville regarding a theft of a weed-eater. Unknown suspect(s) entered an abandoned residence and stole an orange, gas-powered Echo weed-eater sometime between Feb. 28 and March 8. The victim estimated the total loss to be $250.
Monday, March 5
At 9:57 p.m. in the 32000 block of Road 156 in Ivanhoe, deputies responded to a residence for a report of a gunshot wound victim. Deputies located 44-year-old Claudia Flores, who had sustained gunshot wounds to her person. Flores was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.