Father, son killed in McFarland shooting

      McFARLAND, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) A father and his son are dead Wednesday after a shooting in McFarland.

      Kern County Sheriff's officials say the shooting happened just after 11 p.m. Tuesday in the 33000 block of Sherwood Avenue.

      Both men, 28-year-old Fernando Valdez Jr. and 53-year-old Fernando Valdez Sr., were rushed to area hospitals, where they died, according to sheriff's detectives.

      Valdez Jr. worked as a Realtor for Bakersfield's RE/MAX Magic, according to his Facebook page.

      Sheriff's officials say the shooter is described as an adult male in his 20s, wearing a dark-colored ski mask.

      Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the sheriff's office at (661)861-3110 or Secret Witness at 322-4040.