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Coroner identifies man killed in shooting on 4th of July in East Bakersfield

Posted at 2:37 PM, Jul 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 15:01:00-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Coroner's Office identified the man shot and killed in East Bakersfield on July 4 and 51-year-old Lionel Montelongo.

According to KCSO, Montelongo was shot and killed near Jastro Avenue and Smith Street at about 11:12 a.m. on July 4.

He was pronounced dead on scene.

Suspect information not available at this time.

KCSO is asking anyone with information to call (661) 861-3110.