Man found shot in the street identified as 31-year-old Arthur Gonzalez

Posted at 12:09 PM, Dec 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-28 12:27:15-05

UPDATE (Dec. 28, 2016, 9:24 a.m): The coroner's office has identified the man found in the street suffering from a gunshot wound as 31-year-old Arthur Gonzalez.

He was shot by an unknown suspect on December 26 on East 3rd and Bliss Street. He was taken to Kern Medical where he died from his injuries.


UPDATE (Dec. 26, 2016, 1:48 p.m.): Bakersfield police officers have shared that the victim was a 31-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

His name has not been released as they still need to contact his family.

This investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


According to the Bakersfield Police Department, they received a call around 9:45 a.m. down in the road near East 3rd and Bliss Street.

When they arrived, they found a man suffering from trauma. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died. There were several reports of shots fired, but those have not been confirmed yet.

Police are undergoing preliminary investigations at this point.