22-year-old man identified as Porterville homicide victim

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Tulare County sheriff's deputies have identified the man who was fatally shot in Porterville Thursday morning as 22-year-old Adonis Tapia.

Deputies responded to the area of South Leggett Street and East Success Drive just before 11:00 a.m.

Tapia was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

Officials say the suspect fled the scene in a dark-colored, midsized import vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Tulare County Sheriff's Office.

This is a developing story.

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