BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield police are requesting the community’s help in identifying a person of interest in connection to a Sept. 15 homicide on Sumner Street, according to police.
Bakersfield police released an image of a person of interest on Wednesday.
The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the victim of the shooting as Henry Venegas, 40, of Bakersfield. Venegas was pronounced dead at the scene.
The homicide happened near the railroad tracks by Sumner and Baker streets. The person of interest was seen on surveillance video following Venegas right before the homicide took place, according to police.
The unidentified man is described as having a light complexion and was wearing a black Adidas jacket, black shorts, black Asics shoes and was possibly wearing a wig at the time of the crime.
The cause of Venegas’ death was gunshot wound to the head and the manner was a homicide.
Anyone with information on the subject’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective N. Poteete at 661-326-3992 or BPD at 661-327-7111.