Man found shot dead in Central Bakersfield

Posted at 12:17 PM, Apr 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-23 15:18:22-04

A man was found shot dead in Central Bakersfield Saturday morning.

At about 6:45 a.m., Bakersfield police officers were sent to a home in the 800 block of T Street regarding a check the welfare of a subject down in the backyard. 

Upon arrival, officers discovered a deceased subject in the backyard with an apparent gunshot wound. A crime scene was located in the intersection of 8th and T Street. There are no witnesses or suspect information at this time. 

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.