KCSO identifies man killed in east Bakersfield shooting

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UPDATE (1/6): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in a shooting on Rosewood Avenue Friday night as 41-year-old Oscar Ortiz Cervantes.

(1/1): BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office said a man is dead after a shooting Friday night in East Bakersfield.

KCSO said deputies were called to the 5400 block of Rosewood Avenue for a report of a shooting at around 10:49 p.m. One man was found with severe gunshot wounds and later pronounced dead at the scene.

No information about a possible suspect was immediately available.

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

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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