Police identify man killed in Central Bakersfield shooting

31st and Q Streets, Bakersfield
Posted at 4:51 PM, Oct 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-22 14:37:13-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff's Office identified the man killed in a shooting in the 800 block of 31st St as 27-year-old Jeremy Ryan Dixon.

The Bakersfield Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation in central Bakersfield.

According to the BPD, a man was found with gunshot wounds in the 800 block of 31st Street at around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical aid personnel.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Detective Keith Schlecht at (661) 326-3850 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 326- 7111.