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Kern County Sheriff's Office identifies man killed in shooting near Lerdo Highway

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Posted at 9:58 AM, Jun 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-29 18:08:57-04

LOST HILLS, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff's Office identified the man who was killed in a shooting on Sunday as 40-year-old Valentin Flores Castaneda.


The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that happened on Sunday afternoon near an orchard off of Lerdo Highway.

Sheriff's investigators were called out to Lerdo Highway and Lost Hills Sunday afternoon where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
No word yet on a suspect.

Anyone with information on this incident call KCSO at 861-3110 or if you wish to remain anonymous - call 322-4040.