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Coroner identifies 24-year-old man as the victim of a fatal shooting in McFarland

Posted at 1:05 AM, Jun 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 19:40:39-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County coroner has identified 24-year-old Andres Villa Ayala as the victim of a fatal shooting in McFarland.

On June 21 around 9:30 p.m., officials say they were dispatched to the area of Elmo Highway and Driver Road for reports of a possibly deceased person. When KCSO deputies arrived they found Ayala suffering from trauma.

A postmortem examination was completed on Ayala and officials determined his cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds and the manner is homicide.