A man was fatally shot Thursday evening in the 300 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Officers were called to a report of a gunshot victim at about 9:38 p.m. and located the man, who later died at a local hospital, police said. 

The man's name will be released by the coroner's office. There is no suspect information, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective Fred Torres at 326-3273. 

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