UPDATE (4:19 p.m.): The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the man killed Wednesday night as 49-year-old Jerry Lee Tibbs Jr. of Bakersfield.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information on the killing is urged to call Bakersfield police at 327-7111.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police are investigating a shooting that killed a man Wednesday night in East Bakersfield.
Bakersfield police said officers were called to a business in the 700 block of Kentucky Street at around 9:40 p.m. for a ShotSpotter activation and found a man inside with at least one gunshot wound.
Officials at the scene said the man, described to be in his 30s, has died. He was taken to a hospital with major injuries and was later pronounced dead.
No other details were immediately available.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Bakersfield police at 327-7111.