Police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting at a sports bar over the weekend.
Luis Pineda, 25, was booked on suspicion of murder after being arrested Sunday in Lamont, according to police. A firearm believed used in the shooting was found in a front yard of a residence in the 9800 block of Buzz Street where Pineda was taken into custody.
Police were dispatched to the Red Zone Sports Bar & Grill, 3351 Panama Lane, early Sunday to a report of a shooting. Officers found a man, later identified as Christopher Isaac Rodriguez, 33, suffering from gunshot wounds outside the business, according to police and coroner's officials.
Rodriguez was taken to Kern Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about 50 minutes after the 1:48 a.m. shooting, according to the coroner's office.
A witness provided a suspect and suspect vehicle description, including a license plate, leading officers to the Lamont address, police said. Ammunition in the suspect vehicle matched shell casings found at the scene.
Pineda is due in court Tuesday.
Nearly three weeks after a 4-year-old girl died in an east Bakersfield fire, coroner's officials have released her name.
Madelyn Taylor Maddox was the child killed in a storage area in the 3900 block of Niles Street, according to the coroner's office. Cause of death is pending further testing.
Madelyn and four others were living in a small area behind a vacant market in the when the fire broke out early July 3, according to firefighters.
A man found fatally wounded in Shafter last week has been identified.
Anastacio Hernandez Cabrera, 53, of Shafter, was found Jan. 16 suffering major injuries southwest of Poplar Avenue and San Diego Street, according to coroner's officials. He died the next morning.
An autopsy has been scheduled to determine cause of death.
Bakersfield resident Carlos Anaya, 21, was arrested in connection with Cabrera's death, sheriff's officials said. He's set to be arraigned Friday on a charge of first-degree murder.