Kern County Sheriff's Office investigating a homicide in Wasco

Posted at 6:20 PM, Dec 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-26 22:32:31-05

WASCO, Calif (KERO) — One man is dead after a shooting in Wasco Saturday Afternoon

According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office deputies from the Wasco Substation responded to the 1500 block of Poplar Avenue for a report of a shooting. When they arrived they found an unresponsive man lying on the sidewalk, sufffering trauma to his upper torso. He was declared dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene and took over the investigation.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at 661 322-4040.