Man arrested in connection with shooting death of Wofford Heights man


A 37-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of another man in Taft last Wednesday.

Kern County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 37-year-old Bobby Sherrell of Taft Friday for murder in the death of 31-year-old David Ray Steelman of Wofford Heights.

The sheriff’s office said Steelman was found on Crystal Street with a gunshot wound on the morning of June 13. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sherrell is due in court Tuesday afternoon.

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