Oct 132011
 

A man in his mid-20s was shot to death Wednesday morning in a marijuana grove near Strathmore, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department said.

The victim, who lived in Los Angeles and was visiting here, was asleep in a home when he heard a noise outside and went to investigate. He was shot about 5 a.m. by someone trying to steal marijuana, the Sheriff’s Department said.

The victim, whose name was not released, was shot several times, the Fresno Bee reports.

The incident took place in the 20100 block of Road 244. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at (559) 733-6218.

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