UPDATE: Man shot, killed in Mesa Marin Sports Complex shooting identified

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UPDATE (10/1): The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the public to submit any video or photo evidence taken during the evening hours at or around the Mesa Marin Sports Complex on Sept. 29. The information can be sent anonymously and is crucial to the investigation.

You can submit photos or videos here.

“Anyone in possession of video or photographs may hold a key piece of information that will bring justice to the surviving family of the victim,” the department said in a news release.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective McNabb at 661-326-3873 or the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.


UPDATE (9/30): The man who was shot and killed at Mesa Marin Sports Complex in East Bakersfield Thursday has been identified as 41-year-old Mario Bravo Jr, according to the Kern County Coroner’s Office.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) (9/29) — Police said a man has died following a shooting Wednesday night at the Mesa Marin Sports Complex in East Bakersfield.

Officers were called to Mesa Marin Sports Complex off Highway 178 near Bedford Green Drive just before 10:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting. A man was found with major injuries, but was later pronounced dead, police said.

Witnesses told officers they saw a green vehicle leaving the scene following the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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