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.
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