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Suspect Wounded in Officer Involved Shooting in Visalia

A man wanted for felony domestic violence was shot by police in Visalia after he ran from officers and pulled out a gun.

The shooting happened just before 4:30 p.m. in the area of Crenshaw Drive and Westgate Avenue.

Officers say they tried{}to contact the man and{}he took off running. Police say he then pulled out a gun and refused to drop it.

According to Visalia police, the man was shot once in the leg and taken to a hospital.

No officers were injured in the incident.

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting.

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