Man wounded in Wasco drive-by shooting dies

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UPDATE (April 5, 2020): The man who was wounded during a drive-by shooting in Wasco around 7:42, Saturday night, has died.

According to Lieutenant Ollague from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, the victim was airlifted to Kern Medical and was pronounced dead around 9 p.m., Saturday.

There’s still no information on the suspect vehicle or the suspects involved.

The firearm has not been recovered.

The victim’s identity will be released by the Coroner’s office at a later time.

Homicide detectives are now investigating this case.

Anyone with more information is urged to call KCSO at 361-3110.


(KGET) — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a possible drive-by shooting that left a man wounded in Wasco.

Deputies said they were called to the 1800 block of Gaston Street after recieving calls about shots heard in the area.

When they arrived they found a man with at least one gunshot wound. KCSO says the man was taken to a hospital.

The man’s condition was not immediately known.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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