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Coroner identifies man shot, killed in Delano, officials still searching for suspect

Police LIghts (FILE)
Posted at 11:15 AM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 17:57:55-04


The Kern County coroner has identified 20-year-old Raymond Juan Richer as the victim of the deadly shooting on Casey Avenue Tuesday.

According to the coroner, a postmortem examination was performed and the cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds and the manner of death is Homicide.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office said it is searching for a gunman in Delano following a deadly shooting Tuesday morning.

Officials said they were notified around 3:30 a.m. of a shooting victim in the area of 10200 Casey Avenue.

When deputies arrived to the scene they found an adult white male with gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There is no suspect information.

If you know anything about this you're urged to call the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 861-3110 or the secret witness hotline at 322-4040.