Man dies after being shot outside Red Zone bar on Panama Lane

The Red Zone Sports Bar & Grill at Panama Lane and Wible Road in Bakersfield, Calif., is seen Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, hours after a deadly shooting outside of the business. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

A man was fatally shot early Sunday morning outside the Red Zone Sports Bar & Grill at Panama Lane and Wible Road.

A suspect has also been located, said police. The suspect's name was withheld.

Officers arrived on scene around 1:50 a.m. and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. That man later died at a hospital, police said.

Police followed up on information from a witness and tracked down the suspect at a home in Lamont. There, they found a handgun in the front yard and ammunition in the suspect's vehicle that matched casings at the scene of the shooting.

Police didn't comment on what caused the shooting.

Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call Detective J. Jones at (661) 326-3555.

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