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Coroner ID's man shot and killed in Taft

Posted at 8:50 PM, Sep 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-27 23:50:12-04

The Kern County Coroner has identified one of the two men involved in a shooting in Taft on September 19.

Officials say that at approximately 10:30 p.m., 33-year-old Jose De Jesus Ramirez was shot by another person near 700 B Street in Taft and declared deceased at the scene. It was determined that the cause of death is a gunshot wound of the neck and the manner is homicide.