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Ridgecrest homicide victim identified as 19-year-old Danny Avalos

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Posted at 8:32 AM, Aug 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 11:32:34-04

The victim of a deadly shooting in Ridgecrest has been identified.

According to the Kern County Coroner's office, 19-year-old Danny Avalos was shot early Thursday morning.

Avalos was shot in the area of Robalo Street and North Gold Canyon Drive just after midnight. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The Ridgecrest Police Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of any suspects.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Ridgecrest Police at 760-499-5100.