Coroner ID's man shot and killed in South Bakersfield

Posted at 3:36 PM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-05 18:36:01-04

The Kern County Coroner has identified a man shot and killed in the 2000 block of J Street as 18-year-old Dejon Nellium.

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Deputies responded to the 2000 block of S. J St. near Ming Ave. and Chester Ave last Friday.


Deputies arrived on scene and found a man in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. 

The victim was transported to Kern Medical where he died.