UPDATE: KCSO identifies man killed in west Bakersfield shooting

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UPDATE (1/18): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in Saturday’s shooting as 28-year-old Scottie Tripp.

(1/16): BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A man was killed in a shooting in west Bakersfield this morning. 

The Bakersfield Police Department said at around 5:25 a.m., officers were sent to the area of Taylor Street near Belle Terrace after receiving reports of a shooting in the area. When officers arrived, they found a man who had suffered major injuries. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call BPD at 661-327-7111. 

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