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Suspect arrested in connection to deadly assault in East Bakersfield

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Posted at 6:05 PM, Jan 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-09 22:02:48-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield Police Investigators have arrested 21-year-old Israel Rubio for his role in the shooting death of Louie Arturo Hernandez, 19.

On Tuesday, January 8, it was determined that Hernandez had sustained major injuries during a shooting in East Bakersfield. Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rubio was booked for murder, gang participation and conspiracy.

Anyone with information regarding the investigation is asked to call Detective Brewer at (661) 326-3546 or BPD at (661) 327-7111.