UPDATE: KCSO identifies woman killed in Custer Avenue shooting

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UPDATE (1/18): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman killed in the shooting as 22-year-old Sierra Elizabeth Castilleja-Riemer. Her family started a GoFundMe for help with funeral expenses. The page says she leaves behind 4 children.


UPDATE (1/15): The Kern County coroner identified one of the victims as 24-year-old Ramon Rodriguez Muro.


(1/10) BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police said two people have died following a shooting Sunday evening in South Bakersfield.

Officers were called to the area at Custer Avenue and South H Street at around 7:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting and found two people with gunshot wounds. The department said a man was found with major injuries and a woman was found suffering from moderate to major injuries.

Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital. The man died of his wounds at a hospital and the woman died hours later just after 11 p.m. at the hospital, according to police.

No information about a possible suspect or suspects was immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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