Man takes plea deal in deadly shooting at south Bakersfield Fastrip

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) Update (10/22) — The man accused in a deadly shooting in South Bakersfield back in May has taken a plea deal.

The plea deal reached with the Kern County District Attorney’s Office, will dismiss the charge of voluntary manslaughter, possession of a controlled substance while carrying a loaded firearm, and carrying a loaded firearm without registration, according to court records. In return Trejo-Calistro pleaded no contest to carrying a loaded firearm without registration.

Murder charges were never filed against Trejo-Calistro because the “elements” for murder were not met, according to the DA’s office. The investigation continued and revealed there were “significant issues of self-defense” and the DA did not pursue the charge of manslaughter. No other details were given.

Trejo-Calistro will serve 100 hours of community service, two years probation while subject to searches and drug testing, according to the DA’s Office.


(5/4)A man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter and other charges filed in connection with a deadly shooting at a Fastrip in south Bakersfield.

Daniel Trejo-Calistro, 20, was ordered held without bail and his next court hearing has been scheduled June 2.

Trejo-Calistro is accused of fatally shooting Daniel Rios, 36, Saturday night at the Fastrip at Pacheco Road and South Union Avenue.

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