Man dies in overnight East Bakersfield shooting


Kern County sheriff’s deputies say a man is dead following a shooting early Monday morning in East Bakersfield.

The sheriff’s office says deputies were called to the 1100 block of Grace Street at around 12:30 a.m. Deputies found a man outside a home with major wounds, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

The coroner’s office has identified the victim as 30-year-old Brent Wesley Stickney.

Deputies say Stickney tried to get into a home looking for help. Evidence of a shooting was found a few houses away.

No information on any possible suspects was available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 861-3110.

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