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25-year-old man identified as South Bakersfield homicide victim

Posted at 8:31 AM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-21 21:05:47-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A 25-year-old man has been identified as the victim in a South Bakersfield homicide.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, around 11:19 p.m. on Monday, officers were called out to the 1600 block of Wilson Road near South H Street for reports of shots fired.

When officers arrived, they found 25-year-old William James Robinson of Bakersfield suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Kern Medical, where he died from his injuries.

An examination was performed and the coroner determined the cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds and the manner of death is homicide.

BPD says the investigation is ongoing at this time. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Detective Keith Cason at 661-326-3868 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.