Southeast Bakersfield store owner shot dead identified as 25-year-old Tarek Ali

Posted at 6:41 AM, Jul 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-20 20:31:22-04

Bakersfield Police was called to the Payless Liquor Store on Cottonwood Road at around 7 p.m. on Wednesday regarding a shooting.

When officers arrived at the location two men were suffering from gunshot wounds.

One of the males was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was transported to Kern Medical with major injuries.

That victim that died has been identified as 25 year old Tarek Ali. Many in the community knew him as Derek.