Bakersfield Police: Woman arrested in shooting death of man in East Bakersfield

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Posted at 9:21 AM, Nov 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-23 17:15:47-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — A woman was arrested Thursday in the shooting death of a man Wednesday night in East Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Cony Alvarado-Romero, 30, of Bakersfield, was arrested on suspicion of homicide for her role in the man's death at about 3:13 a.m. Thursday. The investigation is still ongoing, according to BPD.

Authorities identified the man killed as Jose Luis Hernandez Laureano, 30, of Bakersfield.

BPD said officers found a man with a gun shot wound at about 6 p.m. in the the 3000 block of Latham Street. The man was taken to an area hospital where he died from his wounds, police said.

Anyone with information should call Detective Carlos Arvizu at 661-326-3953, BPD at 661-327-7111, or Kern Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.