NewsCovering Kern County


Delano Police investigating deadly shooting, suspect in custody

Posted at 2:53 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-13 17:53:40-04

DELANO, Calif. — Delano Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened on Saturday, May 11 in the area of 300 Balboa Drive.

Police said that just after midnight on Saturday, 33-year-old Alfonso Garcia Jr. was transported to the Delano Regional Medical Center and died from his injuries.

The Delano Police Department Detective Division assumed the investigation and found evidence of a shooting and determined 20-year-old Enrique Batacan Quiniones to be the suspect.

Police were able to locate Quiniones, who was placed into custody. According to police, Quiniones was still in possession of the firearm believed to have been used in the fatal shooting.

The case is still being investigated and the Delano Police Department is asking anyone with information to please call (661) 721-3377 or the Delano Police Tip Line at (661) 721-3369. You may remain anonymous.