UPDATE: Rivera pleaded not guilty and was ordered held on $1 million bail. He’s due back in court Oct. 18.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Prosecutors have filed a charge of first-degree murder against a man accused in a deadly shooting at Yokuts Park last month.
Fredi Rivera, 27, was charged Friday and is due in court at 3 p.m. to be formally arraigned. Police arrested him early Wednesday in Delano, and he’s being held without bail.
He’s also charged with violating a 10-year firearm ban from an earlier conviction.
Daniel Landeros, 43, was fatally shot around 11 p.m. on Sept 18, his birthday. Friends said he was an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, immigration reform and civil rights.