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Bakersfield police release fliers in push to solve 2 child homicides

Kason Guyton, left, and Major Sutton are seen in photos provided by their families. Both children were shot and killed in separate incidents. The Bakersfield Police Department released fliers Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in an effort to solve their homicides.

The Bakersfield Police Department released fliers Thursday in a push to solve a pair of child homicides.

The fliers can be seen below.

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Last winter, 5-year-old Kason Guyton was killed in a drive-by shooting at California Avenue and S Street. His 7-year-old brother, B.J., was also shot but survived. They were riding in a car with their mother's boyfriend at the time.

Police earlier this week said they have identified a suspect vehicle but didn't provide any details.

A week ago, someone busted into an apartment on Pershing Street and opened fire. Major Sutton, 3, was killed, and his mother and 5-year-old brother were wounded.

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Anyone with information on Kason's murder is asked to call Detective Gavin at (661) 326-3557.

Anyone with information on Major's murder is asked to call Detective Paglia at 326-3556.

Tips can be provided anonymously several different ways: via the app TipSubmit, via text message (274637 with "BPDCRIMES" and the message) or the Secret Witness hotline at 322-4040.



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