Bakersfield man shot, killed by police

Police sent to domestic call-out

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - On December 29, at about 8 a.m., officers of the Bakersfield Police Department were sent to a home in the 5200 block of San Mateo Drive for a domestic violence call. 

As officers approached the home, they said they were confronted by 45-year-old Jaspal Singh who was armed with a firearm. 

Officers said Singh pointed his firearm at officers and one officer fired his duty weapon, striking Singh. 

Singh was taken to a local area hospital where died as a result of his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.


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