TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Authorities are investigating after someone was shot near Farmersville on Tuesday evening.

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called out to the area of Highway 198 and Road 156 around 5:30 p.m. for a shooting.

The Sheriff’s Office says the victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

No other details have been released by authorities about the shooting at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 559-773-6218.