Memorial set up for victim of Valentine’s Day shooting


A small memorial marks the spot where a man was shot and killed in crossfire on Valentine’s Day in East Bakersfield.

Police say 57-year-old Manuel Figueroa was caught in the crossfire after two groups began shooting at each other on Quincy and Haley streets.

Figueroa was seen leaving a nearby mini mart before he was killed. Bakersfield police said he was an innocent bystander.

Two men are still wanted for Figueroa’s death: 18 year-old Elias Maldonado and 21-year-old Antonio Maldonado.

If you know where they are, you are urged to call Bakersfield police at 327-7111.

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