Victim in South Bakersfield homicide identified

Posted at 12:19 PM, Mar 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-23 15:19:37-04

The victim of a shooting early Friday has been identified as 47-year-old Steffon Townsend.

Townsend was short and taken to the Tacos La Villa on South Union Avenue near Ming Avenue.

He was taken to Kern Medical where he later died.

Deputies are still looking for the person who shot and killed Townsend who ended up at an East Bakersfield restaurant last week.


No arrests have been made and there is no suspect description.