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Kern County Sheriff's Office identifies man shot and killed while allegedly trying to break into an apartment

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Sep 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-14 21:09:17-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who was killed after allegedly trying to break into an apartment Monday morning. According to KCSO, 39-year-old Kyle David Lundy was shot at an apartment complex in the 6900 block of N. Halfmoon Drive. He was taken to Kern Medical where he later died from his injuries.


The Bakersfield Police Department said an apartment resident, who legally owned a firearm, shot and killed a man who allegedly tried to break into an apartment early Monday morning in Southwest Bakersfield.

BPD said officers responded to reports of a shooting after 2:30 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 6900 block of North Half Moon Drive.

Officers found a man with gunshot wounds outside an apartment, said BPD.

The man was taken to a hospital where he later died from his injuries, said BPD.

A preliminary investigation found the man tried to force his way into an apartment when he was shot by a resident who legally owned a firearm, said BPD.

The resident is cooperating with investigators and no arrests have been made, said BPD.

The investigation is ongoing and the results will be submitted to the Kern County District Attorney’s Office for review, said BPD.