- Associated Press - Thursday, May 7, 2015

TULARE, Calif. (AP) - Police have arrested seven people suspected in a shooting at a Central California grocery store that critically injured two people.

Tulare Police Sgt. Andrew Garcia said Thursday that five of those arrested are teenagers. Investigators say the shooting was gang-related.

It happened Wednesday night at Foods Co. in Tulare.

Police say a fight started at the store, when one person was shot.

Garcia says at first police believed the person was stabbed, but further investigation proved otherwise.

A store employee who tried to help the victim was also shot.

Police say they used surveillance video to identify the get-away vehicle and make the arrests.

Police say that all seven - ages 17 to 22 - have been booked on suspicion of attempted homicide and gang charges. Their names were not released.

___

Information from: KFSN-TV.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide