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Man killed in east Bakersfield shooting identified by family

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Posted at 1:42 AM, Jan 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-26 09:58:53-05

UPDATE (6:30 a.m.): Family members have confirmed to 23ABC that the man who was shot and killed in a shooting in east Bakersfield Friday morning has been identified as Albert Laushaul.

Around 1:30 a.m., Laushaul was found suffering from an unknown number of gunshot wounds at the Gateway Inn on Union Avenue near E. 10th Street, according to police. He died at the scene.

Witnesses described the two suspects as two black men seen fleeing southbound on Union Avenue, according to Bakersfield Police.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call BPD at 661-327-7111 or Detective Bagby at 661-326-3567.

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UPDATE: BPD confirms that one man is dead following a shooting in the 900 block of Union Avenue, near E. 10th Street in east Bakersfield. 

BPD says they are still looking for the two shooting suspects.

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The Bakersfield Police Department is on scene of a shooting in east Bakersfield. 

It happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Union Avenue. 

BPD says the injuries appear to be moderate to major. 

We have limited details at this time, but we have a news crew on the way and will continue to update you as soon as we get more information.