BAKERSFIELD, CA. (KERO) – The Bakersfield Police Department said a man was dead after a shooting in East Bakersfield Friday night.
Police responded to an attack shortly before 5 p.m. in the Foods Co. parking lot near Haley St. & Height St.
When the officers arrived, they found a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his chest.
The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Homicide detectors reacted to the scene and took over the investigation.
The victim’s identity will be revealed at a later date by the Kern County’s coroner office.
The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to contact Detective Frank McIntyre at 326-3921 or the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.