Porterville gunshot wound victim identified as Bakersfield man

Posted at 6:03 PM, Jul 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 21:06:58-04

On July 22 Tulare County Sheriff’s Deputies found a victim with a gunshot wound deceased in their car on Highway 190 in Porterville.

The man has ben identified as 35-year-old Manuel Christopher Acosta from Bakersfield.

Deputies were called to the scene Friday night a quarter mile east of Road 284. The official cause of death is still pending and the suspect is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 559-733-6218 or send an anonymous email to