BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A man was shot and killed during an attempted robbery Sunday at an Oildale tobacco shop, the sheriff’s office said.
Emergency crews were called to Gravity Tobacco on Roberts Lane near Locust Street at around 4:50 p.m. KCSO says a suspect entered the store and tried to rob it and opened fire. A man described to be in his mid-30s was struck by gunfire at least once and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect was only described as an adult male and was seen driving away possibly in a green sedan.
No one else was hurt during the incident, officials said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.
17 News has reached out to the sheriff’s office for more information but have not received a response.