Crime

Man shot and killed near a rural Valley dairy

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office investigates a homicide near Visalia, CA on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.
The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office investigates a homicide near Visalia, CA on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Tulare County Sheriff's Office

A man was shot to death Tuesday afternoon in a rural area of Tulare County.

The victim was identified late Tuesday night as 56-year-old Anthony Joe Dragt. He was found around 2:20 p.m. suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was found on Avenue 352, between Road 100 and Road 112, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office said.

Dragt was pronounced dead at the scene.

The area is about 10 miles north of Visalia, near Henry Kampen Dairy.

No other details were immediately available.

Anyone with information about Dragt’s death is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 559-733-6218.

Ashleigh Panoo: 559-441-6010, @AshleighPanoo
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