BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man is dead following a late-night shooting in Buttonwillow, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Department.
The KCSO said north area deputies were sent to the 100 block of West 2nd Street in Buttonwillow for reports of a victim of a shooting at around 11:53 p.m. Saturday.
Once deputies arrived, they found 18-year-old Jonathan Cota Romero suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Romero was airlifted to Kern Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.
Homicide detectives are currently investigating, and they ask that anyone with information about this incident call the Kern County Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040. Anonymous text tips can be sent to TIP411 (847411).
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