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Delano Police Department investigate shooting that left one person dead

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Posted at 8:39 AM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 11:40:44-04

DELANO, Calif. — Authorities are investigating a shooting in Delano on Tuesday that left one man dead. Javier Joelle Amaya of Bakersfield was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

On Tuesday, October 15th officers with the Delano Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Freemont St. after receiving a call about gunshots being fired. When officer arrived, they found the 28-year-old Amaya suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Amaya was transported to Delano Regional Medical Center where he later died.

If you have any information on this case call the Delano Police Department at (661) 721-3377 or the TipLine at (661) 721-3369. You can remain anonymous.