VISALIA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A woman was sent to the hospital after being shot in the eye with a rubber bullet Sunday afternoon, according to the Visalia Police Department.
Police say around 2:45 p.m. they responded to the Starbucks on Mooney Boulevard and Tulare Street for a report of an assault.
Upon arrival, officers learned that 43-year-old Elizabeth Arnold shot the victim in the eye with a “self-defense” rubber bullet gun during an argument.
Authorities arrested Arnold and say the victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say Arnold was booked under suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.