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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man shot and killed in Southeast Bakersfield Sunday

Posted at 10:10 PM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 12:23:01-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — (UPDATE 10/21) The Kern County Coroner identified 29-year-old Enrique Perez Hernandez as the man shot and killed in Southeast Bakersfield Sunday.

One man has died following a shooting in Southeast Bakersfield Sunday evening.

According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to reports of a shooting near Padre Street and Jastro Avenue at about 9:45 p.m.

When they arrived, deputies located a man with gunshot wounds in the area.

The man was pronounced dead on scene, according to KCSO.

At the moment, there is no suspect information available.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.