UPDATE: KCSO identifies man found dead from gunshot wound in southeast Bakersfield

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UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in the shooting as 29-year-old Enrique Perez Hernandez.

(10/18): BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County deputies are investigating after a man was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds Sunday night in Southeast Bakersfield.

Deputies were called to the area of Padre Street and Jastro Avenue for report of a shooting victim at around 9:45 p.m.

Homicide investigators have been called to the scene. The victim will be identified by the Kern County Coroner’s Office. This is the 107th homicide investigation by Kern County authorities.

No other information about the shooting or possible suspects was immediately available. Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at 661-861-3110.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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