Update (July 11): The man shot and killed Saturday was identified as Bakersfield resident Mario Bojorquez, 33.
Bojorquez was found in a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds on the 300 block of Oak Street. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police are investigating the killing of a man Saturday found in a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds in central Bakersfield, officials said.
The department said officers were first called to area of Oak Street just south of Palm Street for a report of a shooting. Officers found a man inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead.
Details of what led up to the shooting were not immediately available.
The Kern County Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s identity at a later time.
The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111 or Det. Randy Petris at 661-326-3554.
We will update this story as we learn more information.