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Man acquitted of first degree murder, attempted murder by Kern County jury

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Posted at 4:18 PM, Sep 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-27 19:18:14-04

Robert Lorenzo Garrett, 24, was acquitted of first degree murder and two counts of attempted murder Tuesday after a two-month jury trial.

The Kern County Superior Court jury found Garrett not guilty on all charges, including allegations carrying a penalty of life in prison.

Garrett was arrested back in July 2014 in relation to a shooting in East Bakersfield that killed one.