$10K reward offered to help solve 2018 Bakersfield slaying

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Posted at 12:41 PM, Apr 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-08 15:41:53-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Secret Witness Program is offering $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and filing of a complaint against the suspect(s) in the 2018 shooting death of James Kulstad in Bakersfield.

The Bakersfield Police Department says Kulstad was found shortly after 1:15 a.m. April 8th, 2018, in the 5700 block of Sandstone Lane with a gunshot wound. Police say possible suspect car was seen in the area before the incident and is described as a newer model silver sedan.

The Secret Witness phone line operates 24 hours a day and secrecy is guaranteed to those who call.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation, or the identity of the suspect(s) in this case should call BPD at 661-327-7111 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040.