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      Sheriff's office: Gangster arrested in LA for Bakersfield murder

      BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) The Kern County Sheriff's Office late Tuesday night said it has arrested a reputed gangster for a May 12 killing.

      Michael Harris, 21, was shot while leaving a party on the 700 block of Sterling Road, the sheriff's office said. Deputies previously stated that a woman was stabbed during an unspecified disturbance that night.

      The shooting investigation led to 24-year-old Reginald Simon, who was recently arrested in Los Angeles as the shooting suspect. Simon was transferred to Kern County and booked into jail on suspicion of homicide, being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm, and participation in a criminal street gang.

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