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21-year-old man shot, killed in Delano on Friday identified by authorities

Posted at 4:59 PM, Feb 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-26 13:35:52-05

Authorities have identified the man who passed away on Friday from several gunshot wounds.

The 21-year-old victim's name was Saul Vaca. He was shot by another person near 9th Avenue and Belmont Street.


A 21-year-old Hispanic man died on Friday, Feb. 23rd after Delano Police found him suffering from several gunshot wounds. 

Delano Police officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Belmont Street at 9:50 a.m. regarding the shooting. 

The man was taken to Delano Regional Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Delano Police Department at 661-721-3377 or the TipLine at 661-721-3369.