Arvin police are investigating a deadly shooting. It happened just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Monroe Street.
Police said a 22-year-old man, whose identity has not been released, was shot in the chest. According to officers, he was transported to a local hospital where he died.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call 854-5583.
We continue to track the increase of homicides. By our count, there have been 30 killings so far this year in Kern County. Last year at this time, there were 26 homicides. 2017 ended up being the deadliest year on record.