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Coroner IDs victim in Cottonwood shooting

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Posted at 10:31 AM, May 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 13:31:51-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Department Coroner's Office has identified the victim in a shooting that happened at Cannon Ave. and Cottonwood Rd.

29 year-old Benny Ward was shot by another on May 6th. He was transported to Kern Medical Center where he died from his injuries. 

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A postmortem examination will be scheduled to determine the exact cause of death.