BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Bakersfield Police Department released a composite sketch of a murder suspect from 2016.
On Jan. 22, 2016, at around 9:30 p.m., Leon Davonta Jones was found shot to death outside Tommy’s Liquor Store on Chester Avenue. Family members told 17 News Jones was a new father.
Officials said he was a victim of suspected gang violence. He was shot multiple times.
BPD has described the suspect as a Black man, 18 or 19, with black hair in braids and red tips.
Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is asked to call BPD at 661-327-7111, Detective Billdt at 661-326-3561, or anonymously via Kern Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.