VISALIA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A man who was shot and killed in Visalia Monday night has been identified by Visalia Police Department.

Officers said they responded to an assault with a deadly weapon in the 200 block of E. Houston Avenue around 8:30 p.m. and found the victim, 40-year-old Juan Carlos Viera. He was found to have several gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Luis Berrocales at (559)713-4727.