Tulare police are looking for a suspect they said stabbed a man outside a FoodsCo grocery store and then shot an employee who came to the victim’s aid.
Police said the incident happened about 6:20 p.m. Wednesday outside the FoodsCo on the 1200 block of East Prosperity Avenue. Officers responded to multiple shots fired calls involving two men who were fighting outside the store.
One man stabbed the other during the fight. A store employee who saw the fight tried to apply first aid to the victim when he was shot. Both were transported to local hospitals for emergency treatment. Their conditions were not known Wednesday night.
The suspect drove off before police arrived. A Tulare police investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the police department at (559) 684-5233.