BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — (UPDATE Oct. 15, 8:51 a.m.) The Kern County Sheriff’s Office identified Luis Castillo Jr. as the 15-year-old killed in a shooting on East 11th Street.
A 15-year-old teen was shot a killed Monday evening in East Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
BPD said it responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 700 block of East 11th Street around 6:20 p.m. When officers arrived, they found the teen suffering from major injuries due to gunshot wounds.
Officers began life-saving efforts and the victim was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
BPD is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.
We will keep you updated on the situation as we learn more information.