UPDATE: KCSO identifies man killed in shooting on Lake Street

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UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in the shooting as 33-year-old Christopher Paul Holquin.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A man has died after after he was found shot early Sunday morning in East Bakersfield, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

Lt. Cesar Ollague said at around 12:20 a.m., deputies were called to Lake Street near Oswell and Niles streets for a report of a shooting. Deputies found a 33-year-old man in the street who was struck at least twice by gunfire, Ollague said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene after attempts to revive him. KCSO said witnesses saw a vehicle leaving the area shortly after the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.

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