UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting at Beale Park charged with homicide

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UPDATE (Sept. 25) — The suspect in the deadly shooting at Beale Park, Tyequez Baker, has been charged with the homicide of Glenn Earl Henderson Jr. Baker was also wanted by the US Marshals Task Force.

UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in the shooting as 26-year-old Glenn Earl Henderson Jr.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting at Beale Park this morning.

The department said at around 8 a.m., officers were sent out to the northwest corner of the park at Oleander Avenue and Dracena streets after receiving reports of shots fired in the area. When they arrived, officers found a man who had suffered several gunshot wounds.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call BPD at 661-327-7111.

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