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Arrest made in fatal White Lane shooting

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Posted at 8:56 AM, Oct 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-27 11:56:31-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in connection to a fatal shooting in south Bakersfield earlier this year.

On April 18th, 39-year-old Jose Araujo was found in the 200 block of White Lane suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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On Tuesday, police arrested 33-year-old Joan Luevano for Araujo’s murder.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at (661) 322-4040.