UPDATE: Man killed in shooting on Eye Street identified

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UPDATE (Aug. 18) — The man killed in a shooting on Eye Street has been identified as 28-year-old Ignacio Trejo, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. Bakersfield Police says the incident occurred around 11:40 p.m. Sunday night.

His family, in a GoFundMe description, says the beloved fiance and father of three was killed when he was walking to the store when he was killed.

A postmortem examination will be conducted by the Kern County Coroner’s Office to determine the cause and manner of death.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A man was killed in a shooting on Eye Street Sunday night.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, officers responded to a shooting just before midnight on Eye Street near Second Street, where officers found a 28-year-old man dead in front of a residence.

The department said it is not known what led up to the shooting and that there were no witnesses. No suspect information is available at this time.

Another man was killed in this same area earlier this month, according to police.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call BPD at 661-327-7111.

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