BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield police are investigating the discovery of a man’s body on Wilson Road early Thrusday morning as a homicide.
The Bakersfield Police Department was dispatched to the 3000 block of Wilson Road around 5:35 a.m. Thursday for medical aid.
The call originally came in as a medical emergency to police dispatch, but when police arrived they found a deceased man in his 30s.
When examining the body police discovered signs of trauma around his body and at that point started investigating it as a homicide.
The wound appears to be a gunshot wound.
The male appears to may be a transient due to the condition of his clothing and having his belongings with him in a shopping cart, according to Bakersfield police.
Wilson Road was shut down between Agate Street and Wible Road, but is now back open.
If you have any information on this case you are urged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.