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Bakersfield Police on scene of deadly shooting in east Bakersfield

Posted at 9:50 PM, Feb 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-02 03:03:49-05

Bakersfield Police are on scene of a deadly shooting in east Bakersfield. 

It happened before 9:45 p.m. Thursday in the area of Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and Virginia Avenue. 

When officers arrived on scene they found a man in his 50s with a gunshot wound. He was taken to Kern Medical where he was pronounced dead. 

Police said there was no one with the victim and there is no suspect information at this time. 

Officials do not think the victim is affiliated with any gangs. 

Police do not have any suspect information at this time.