UPDATE: GoFundMe page set up for victim of Rosamond shooting

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UPDATE (Oct. 21, 9:02 a.m.): A GoFundMe page has been set up by Myers’ mother to raise money for funeral expenses.

“One senseless act of violence has taken my youngest of four children,” she wrote on the site. “This heartbreaking news has shattered everyone from myself, his siblings, 1-year-old daughter and girlfriend.”

To donate, click here.

UPDATE (10/20): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in the shooting as 25-year-old Lavel Lawrence Myers.

Lavel Lawrence Myers with his daughter.

(10/19): BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on murder charges after a fatal shooting in Rosamond on Monday.

KCSO received a call of a possible shooting victim at 2430 Grandview Terrace around 11:54 a.m. Monday morning. KCSO said deputies responded and located an adult male with major injuries. According to the KCSO, life-saving efforts were attempted; however, the male was pronounced deceased at 12:30 p.m. by on-scene medical personnel.

KCSO said suspect information was quickly developed by deputies who located and detained Raffi Danielian, 38, in the area. According to KCSO, Danielian was arrested and transported to the Central Receiving Facility, where he was booked on murder charges. 

17 News obtained security video of the shooting from the family of the victim.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at (661) 322-4040.

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