BPD Investigating Homicide in East Bakersfield

Whitlock Street Homicide May 7
Posted at 3:48 AM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 06:48:42-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield Police officers were dispatched to the East 3rd Street and Whitlock Street on May 7 at approximately 8:23 p.m. for a man down in the roadway.

Officers located the man at the scene and determined he was the victim of a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of the man will be released by the Kern County Coroner's Office.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have information regarding this case, call BPD at (661) 327-7111 or reach out directly to Detective Robles at (661) 326-3953.