Update: Man Shot, Killed By Visalia Police In Traffic Stop


Visalia police shot and killed a man during a traffic stop in the area of Pinkham Road and Beech Avenue in Visalia, authorities said.

The shooting happened at 2:41 p.m. on Friday when officers stop a vehicle in connection to an ongoing investigation.

According to reports, the driver of the car failed to comply with orders given to him by officers. The man, who was the only person in the car, was shot by officers.

He was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

The identity of the man is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin.


Original Story: A man has been shot and killed by Visalia Police Officers in during a traffic stop.

A Visalia patrol officer pulled over a white BMW on Beech Avenue and Pinkham Street.

After an exchange, an officer fired one shot at the suspect hitting the man.{}

The man later died at Kawea Delta Medical Center.

Police did not release any further information.