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Luis Pineda in court last month for his arraignment on a murder charge in the shooting of a man at a sports bar. An attorney is on the left.

Henry A. Barrios/The Californian

A man accused of fatally shooting another man at a Bakersfield sports bar over the weekend made his first court appearance Tuesday.

The arraignment of Luis Pineda, 25, on charges of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon was postponed to Jan. 29. The stocky Pineda wore glasses and brown jail clothes during the brief hearing. 

Pineda was arrested Sunday in the shooting death of 33-year-old Christopher Isaac Rodriguez at the Red Zone Sports Bar & Grill at 3351 Panama Lane, according to police. Rodriguez, who police found wounded outside the bar, was pronounced dead at Kern Medical Center about 50 minutes after the 1:48 a.m. shooting. 

A witness provided a suspect and suspect vehicle description. Officers arrested Pineda at a residence in Lamont where the firearm believed used in the shooting was found in the front yard, police said. 

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