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KCSO: Man killed in Wasco shooting

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Posted at 6:27 AM, Feb 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-22 11:01:58-05

WASCO, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE (8 AM): The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified Guillermo Leon, 23, of Wasco, as the man who was killed in Sunday night's shooting in Wasco.


The Kern County Sheriff's Office said a man was killed in a shooting Sunday night in a Wasco neighborhood.

KCSO received multiple calls for shots heard in the 500 block of D Street in Wasco just after 9:30 p.m.

Deputies found a man with numerous gunshot wounds from what appears to have been a rifle, according to KCSO. The man was declared dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives took over the investigation.

Anyone with information should call KCSO at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at 661-322-4040.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.