UPDATE: Man shot and killed in East Bakersfield identified

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UPDATE (9/2): The coroner’s office has identified the man as 23-year-old Deondre Jekell Johnson of Bakersfield.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) (9/1) — A man was shot and killed late Tuesday in East Bakersfield, according to sheriff’s officials.

Deputies were dispatched at 11:33 p.m. to a shooting in the 700 block of Hill Street, according to a sheriff’s office release. They found a man dead in a residential parking lot. He had multiple gunshot wounds, officials said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 661-861-3110 or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.

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