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BPD: Man arrested in deadly South Bakersfield shooting

BPD: Man arrested in deadly South Bakersfield shooting
Posted at 8:29 AM, Mar 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-15 10:43:03-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield Police Department said a man was arrested in a deadly shooting Tuesday night in South Bakersfield.

BPD said officers received reports of a shooting shortly before 7:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Sandra Drive and found a man in the road with a gunshot wound.

The man was declared dead at the scene, said BPD. Authorities later identified the man killed as Jaime Adam Espinoza, 32, of Bakersfield.

Andres Arevalo, 26, of Bakersfield, was arrested in the area of the shooting on suspicion of murder.

BPD said this is an on going investigation, they believe there are no other suspects in the shooting, and officers found a firearm.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should call BPD at 661-327-7111.