KSEE24 RESCAN /
KSEE24 has officially switched frequencies. You must rescan your TV if you use an antenna. Call 559-222-2411 Option 3 for more info.

Teen shot to death in Tulare County. Two arrested in connection to his death

Crime

TULARE COUNTY, California (KGPE) – Two people were arrested in connection to the shooting death of a teen Friday.

Just before 10:30 p.m., deputies were called to the area of Howard Road and Washington Avenue in Earlimart for a shooting victim. There they found 16-year-old Ignacio Lemus shot to death.

Homicide detectives took over the investigation, which lead them to naming Jesus Fernandez, 18, of Earlimart and Vanessa Macias, 19, of Alpaugh as suspects.

On Saturday, both were arrested after a traffic stop and booked into jail on suspicion of murder.

The motive for the shooting is still under investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 559-733-6218 or send anonymous information via text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call 559-725-4194.

For local, national, and breaking news, and to get weather alerts, download our FREE mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

CBS47 On Your Side

Do you have a problem that you need help solving? Contact CBS47 and let us be On Your Side.

Phone: 559-761-0383
Email: OnYourSide@cbsfresno.com

Don’t Miss

Sunday Service
Best of the Valley
Sunday Morning Matters
MedWatch Today
Hispanic Heritage
Bulldog Insider: The Podcast
The Valley's Armenia
Pros Who Know