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Police: Man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds after shooting in McFarland

Posted at 3:44 PM, Oct 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 20:07:47-04

MCFARLAND, Calif. — UPDATE: The man who was taken to a nearby hospital with multiple gunshot wounds following Monday's shooting in McFarland has died, according to McFarland Police.

At this time, officials have not released the name of the victim except that he was 29 years old.

McFarland Police have not disclosed any suspect information.

This is an ongoing investigation and any witnesses or individuals with any information regarding this case are asked to contact McFarland Police Department at 661-792-2121. Y

ORIGINAL: A man is in the hospital suffering from multiple gunshot wounds after a shooting on 3rd Street in McFarland.

McFarland Police officers were dispatched to the area around 1:30 p.m. on Monday. When officers arrived on the scene they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, he was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition remains unknown.

McFarland PD has not identified any suspects.

The shooting prompted Kern Avenue Elementary School, which is in the area, to go on a temporary lock-down. The lock-down has since been lifted but officials have blocked off 3rd Street between Robertson and Lockwood Avenue.

This is a developing story and we will update you as more information comes in.