They plead not guilty of murder in East Bakersfield shots

Posted: Apr 13, 2021 / 7:31 PM PDT
Updated: April 13, 2021 / 7:31 PM PDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A man accused of fatally shooting another man in East Bakersfield pleaded not guilty of first degree murder on Tuesday.

47-year-old Oscar Valero also pleaded not guilty to possessing an offender’s firearm and was held on bail of $ 1.5 million. He will appear in court on May 3rd.

Valero is suspected of shooting Richard Thomas Luevano, 43, in a house near East 3rd and Augusta Streets on Friday night. Valero was taken into custody on Saturday.

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