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BPD releases suspect information on South Bakersfield homicide

Posted at 12:07 AM, Apr 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-14 12:42:50-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE: BPD has released new information on possible suspects involved in the deadly shooting.

BPD responded to a shopping center on Panama Lane where they found a man sitting in a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspects are described as an 18-year-old Hispanic man, thin build who was wearing dark clothing and an 18-year-old Hispanic woman, thin build who has dyed red hair and a red and orange striped shirt.

They were last seen driving a 1997-2003 Green or Blue Dodge Ram pick-up truck.

Anyone with information is asked to call 326-3273 or BPD at 327-7111.


The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a homicide in South Bakersfield. Saturday night, BPD responded to the parking lot of the McDonald's on Panama Lane and S. H Street where they found the victim of a gunshot wound.

As of Saturday night, homicide investigations were responding to the scene. BPD does not believe the McDonald's was involved in the shooting. They are currently gathering witness information and surveillance video.

This is a developing story and 23ABC will update with more information as it becomes available.