Coroner identifies man killed in North Bakersfield shooting

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UPDATE (Oct. 24): The Kern County Coroner’s Office has identified a 27-year-old man who was killed in a shooting on 31st Street in Bakersfield last week.

The man was identified as Jeremy Ryan Dixon of Bakersfield.

Dixon’s death is the 114th homicide in Kern County this year, according to 17’s Homicide Tracker. Anyone with information on the killing is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on Oct. 20 and has since been edited with updates.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Homicide detectives with the Bakersfield Police Department are investigating a shooting in north Bakersfield.

Officers were dispatched to the 800 block 31st Street for a ShotSpotter activation around 1:44 p.m., according to BPD. When officers arrived they located a man who had been shot at least once and was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no suspect information at this time.

If you have any information regarding this case call the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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