The Kern County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call of a victim of a shooting in the 17200 block of Summers Drive in the West Ranch area near Tehachapi on Friday, Sept 28.
When deputies arrived, they found Larry Dale Reagan, 45, lying on a dirt roadway near his parked vehicle.
The victim has been shot several times and was deceased at the scene.
The victim had initially been located by individuals who were hunting in the area.
Sheriff's detectives were also spotted interviewing an unknown adult female, as well as taking pictures around the home.
A nearby neighbor who requested to remain anonymous, said he was awakened by the roar of three sheriffs patrol cars racing up the road next to his property at around 5:30 a.m.
At this time, no further details are known. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's office at 661-861-3110