Coroner: 53-year-old man identified as victim in Mojave deadly shooting

Kern County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Patrol Car (FILE)
Posted at 5:01 AM, Aug 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 20:58:35-04


The Kern County coroner has identified 53-year-old Miguel Rico Lievanos as the victim in the deadly shooting on L Street near Highway 58.

A postmortem examination will be performed to determine cause and manner of death.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting that happened in Mojave Saturday night.

According to KCSO, deputies responded to a call about a family disturbance at a home on L Street near Highway 58. When they arrived they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds outside of the home. He was transferred to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Deputies arrested one suspect at the scene who was questioned before being released.

This is a developing story and we will continue to update you as more information becomes available.