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Man arrested in connection with weekend shooting in south Bakersfield

Officers and members of the Kern County Fire Department are on the scene of a shooting on Stargaze Drive on Saturday, May 12, 2018. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

Officers have arrested a man suspected in a deadly shooting over the weekend in south Bakersfield.

An arrest warrant was issued Monday for Javier Saucedo, and his attorney arranged his peaceful surrender.

Edgar Eduardo Barajas Ruiz, 34, was shot Saturday night on Stargaze Drive, near Berkshire Road and Monitor Street. Officers found him lying in the roadway with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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