UPDATE: Man killed in deadly South Bakersfield shooting identified

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UPDATE (9/28): The man killed in a shooting Sunday night in south Bakersfield has been identified as 22-year-old Devontay Tywon Kelley, according to the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

Kelley was a Bakersfield resident. The investigation is ongoing.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) (9/26) — A man has died following a shooting Sunday night in South Bakersfield, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies and emergency responders were called to the area of Cannon and Jastro avenues just after 10:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting. Deputies found a man suffering from major injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Details about what led up to the shooting were not immediately known.

A description of any possible suspects was not immediately available. The investigation is ongoing.

The Kern County Coroner’s Office will identify the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.

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