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Still no arrests made 13 years after Wendale Davis was killed

Posted at 8:39 AM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 11:40:52-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Tuesday marks the 13th anniversary of the death of Bakersfield teenager Wendale Davis.

The 16-year-old was shot and killed on April 23, 2006. Wendale was in his car with a friend when another vehicle rolled up and one of the occupants opened fire, hitting and killing the 16-year-old.

According to Bakersfield Police, the suspect vehicle was described as a 1980s or 1990s Thunderbird.

No arrests have been made and his killing is considered a cold case.

A $50,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of his killer.

Information can be reported anonymously to the Secret Witness Hotline at (661) 322-4040

Tuesday, his family and friends will gather for a moment of silence at 4:30 p.m. at Union Cemetery at Wendale's gravesite.