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Coroner determines woman shot in east Bakersfield died of gunshot wound to the head, neck

Posted at 10:14 AM, Apr 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-04 18:58:48-04

The Kern County Coroner determined the cause for death for 26-year-old Cecilia Danielle Flores of Bakersfield was gunshot wound of head and neck and manner was homicide. 

The Kern County Sheriff's Office began investigating a deadly shooting that occurred in east Bakersfield early Saturday morning.

Around 12:45 a.m. deputies were dispatched to the 3100 block of Niles Street for reports of a person laying on the ground in the parking lot of a business.

When they arrived they located a Hispanic female that had been shot. 

Flores was transported to Kern Medical where she later died. 

There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact KCSO at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at 661-322-4040.