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Suspect arrested in fatal Motel 6 shooting

Posted at 10:59 AM, Dec 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-16 15:11:46-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office has arrested 29-year-old Jose Chavez for murder and attempted murder at a Motel 6.

According to officials, on December 12 around 7 a.m., deputies found 30-year-old Daniel Arturo Gil shot and two others injured when they entered the hotel located at 8223 Brundage Lane.

The other two victims were treated and released.

Anyone with additional information on this homicide is urged to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040.