Detectives investigate after 12-year-old boy shot in Tulare County, deputies say

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TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Deputies are investigating after a 12-year-old boy was shot on Friday night, according to Tulare County Sheriff officials.

Deputies responded to a call on the 40000 block of Orosi Drive in Cutler around 7:15 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

As deputies were investigating the scene, officials say a 13-year-old boy was dropped off at a local hospital. According to authorities, the boy was then life-flighted to another area hospital for his injuries.

Detectives are still on scene investigating and anyone with information is asked to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218.

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office first reported the boy shot was 13-years-old, they have corrected this and have now said he is 12-years-old.

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