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Two men dead after shooting in Arvin overnight

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Posted at 11:56 AM, Feb 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-22 14:56:36-05

ARVIN, Calif. — Two men have died after a shooting in Arvin overnight.

According to the Arvin Police Department, officers were dispatched to the area of Haven Drive and Santa Rosa Street around midnight on February 22 for shots fired. When officers arrived, they found two Hispanic men suffering from gunshot wounds.

Arvin PD says 22-year-old Antonio Lopez of Arvin was pronounced dead at the scene. The second man was taken to Kern Medical, where he was later pronunced dead.

Arvin PD says the case is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Arvin PD, Sergeant Gonzalez, or Officer Panto at (661) 854-5583.