Shafter, Calif. - A 37-year-old man was found dead early Sunday morning, according to the Shafter Police Department and the Kern County Sheriff's office.
Officials said Phillip, or Felipe, Rocha was found at around 2:23 a.m., slumped over, inside a black BMW parked on Riverside Street, just west of Beech Street in Shafter.
Investigators discovered Rocha had suffered a gunshot wound. Police pronounced him dead at the scene.
The investigation will continue, but police ask that you contact the Shafter Police Department at (661) 746-8500 immediately if you have any information regarding this case.
City hears proposed changes on fireworks laws
"It's a hostile environment out there. There's a lot of angry folks, there's a lot of alcohol involved, and they don't appreciate being sided…
Doors kicked in, homes robbed in Avon Lake
Police are investigating a series of burglaries involving kicked in front doors.
Tehachapi basketball team pays tribute to teen
The Tehachapi High School Warriors now play all home basketball games in memory of a teenager killed in a hit and run accident.
Faculty, CSU system far apart on negotiations
After the California Faculty Association threatened on Monday to strike across all 23 CSU campuses if their contract demands aren't met, both…