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Shooting leaves one person dead in East Bakersfield, KCSO identifies victim

Posted at 10:50 PM, Aug 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-02 18:33:08-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police department responded to a shooting Saturday night that left one person with major injuries, officials said.

Police responded to the area near the Bank of America located on Baker Street in East Bakersfield.

BPD confirmed one victim with major injuries but did not give other details about the person.

KCSO has confirmed the identity of the victim as 27-year-old Raymond Velasquez.

He died at the scene.

A postmortem examination will be performed to confirm his cause and manner of death.

Authorities do not have suspect information at this time.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.