BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A Tulare man was killed in a shooting in southeast Bakersfield early this morning.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office said at around 12:23 a.m., 39-year-old Jose Manuel Araujo was shot in the chest on White Lane near South Union Avenue. KCSO officials said Araujo may have been at a party in the area, and a disturbance led up to the shooting.
He was taken to Kern Medical for treatment, where he later died from his injuries.
A homicide investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.