Kern County Sheriff's Office identifies man killed in Wasco shooting

Shooting Location, Wasco
Posted at 11:11 AM, Nov 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-16 11:12:17-05

WACO, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal shooting in Wasco.

According to the KCSO, deputies went to the 2100 block of 2nd Street at around 9 a.m. Monday morning after receiving a report of a shooting. They found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The man was later identified as Ezequiel Kevin Cabada Barraza, 30, of Wasco. Barraza was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.