UPDATE: KCSO identifies man killed in East Bakersfield shooting

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UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in last night’s shooting as 38-year-old Raul Dominguez. Dominguez’s family has set up a GoFundMe for funeral expenses.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police said a man was killed Sunday night in a shooting in East Bakersfield.

The department said officers were called to area of the 800 block of East California Avenue for a ShotSpotter activation just before 9 p.m.

Officers arrived and found a Hispanic man in his 30s, inside a White Ford Expedition facing westbound in eastbound lanes in the 200 block of East California suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said an additional man was found with the victim’s vehicle and was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

No description of a possible suspect or suspects were available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Chad Garrett at (661) 326-3504 or the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

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