The suspected bank robber, shot by Tulare County deputies, has been identified as 33-year-old Nolen Burchett.
Tulare County sheriff's deputies chased Burchett when they spotted his Jeep after a bank robbery in Visalia.
He crashed the Jeep and resisted arrest.
Deputies opened fire when he came at them.
Police have been looking into a recent rash of robberies in Visalia and Tulare but don't know yet if Burchett is connected to any of them.
Burchett is recovering in the hospital and will be transported to the Tulare County Jail once he is released.
The investigation is ongoing.
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