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Tulare County Deputy Shot

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A Tulare County Sheriff´s deputy is recovering from a gunshot wound today after he got into a scuffle last night with a man he was trying to arrest.

Sheriff´s reports indicate the deputy and his partner approached a suspicious vehicle in and detained the driver, but the passenger ran. The deputy caught him, they fought, and the deputy was shot during the fight.

The deputy´s name has not been released but he is reported in stable condition a hospital in Visalia.