Kern County Sheriff's Office arrests man in connection to the fatal shooting

Shooting took place on Padre St near Simpson Rd
Padre Street Fatal Shooting
Posted at 11:34 PM, Mar 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-30 13:57:29-04

UPDATE (March 30, 2021): The Kern County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection to the fatal shooting that took place on March 12th.

According to the KCSO, deputies responded to a shots fired call on March 12th in the 1600 block of Padre Street. When they arrived, they found 22-year-old Lonnie Daniel Hollinquest suffering from possible gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

On Monday night, deputies arrested 50-year-old Detrick Hollinquest in connection to the shooting. He was booked for murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.

It is unknown at this time if there is a connection between the two men.

Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.

Oregon Street Shooting


2021 23ABC Homicide Tracker

4:28 PM, Jan 08, 2021

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting. According to the KCSO deputies responded to a shots fired call just after 1 p.m. on Padre Street near Simpson Road.

When they arrived they found a man with possible gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to Kern Medical where he later died from his injuries.

At this time there is no suspect information. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with info is encouraged to call KCSO at (661) 861-3110.