Man shot, killed in NE Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A man was fatally shot late Monday night in northeast Bakersfield.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office said the man was found with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and legs shortly before midnight on Bower Street, near Mt. Vernon Avenue and Highway 178.

The man later died at a hospital.

There are limited suspect descriptions, but it appears that there were at least two shooters, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness hotline at 322-4040.

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