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      13-year-old found shot, killed in east Bakersfield

      BAKERSFIELD, Calif., (KBAK/KBFX) The Kern County coroner's office identified a person found shot to death overnight as 13-year-old Cortez Batiste.

      His body was found with multiple gunshot wounds just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of East Brundage Lane.

      Police said the body was found near railroad tracks.

      Investigators have not commented on suspects or a motive.

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