UPDATE (8/24): James Randle, 18, was arrested around midnight Monday in the 2400 block of South M Street in connection with Herron’s death, police said.

Officers arrested Randle on suspicion of murder, gang participation and aggravated assault, according to a Bakersfield Police Department news release.

Randle is due in court Wednesday.


UPDATE (8/12): The Kern County Coroner has identified the man killed in the shooting as 46-year-old Terry Laray Herron.


UPDATE (8/11): One person was killed and another was injured in the shooting, according to BPD.

The department said it received a ShotSpotter activation at around 12:34 a.m. When officers arrived, they found two victims in a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. One of them died at the scene and the other was taken to a local hospital for treatment.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) (8/11/2021) — At least one person has been killed in a shooting in southeast Bakersfield early Wednesday morning.

The Bakersfield Police Department responded to shots fired on Tyree Tolliver and E. 3rd streets on Aug. 11 just before 1 a.m. It is unclear at this time if anyone else was injured or if any suspects have been arrested.

This article will be updated once more information becomes available.