Coroner's officials have released the name of a 43-year-old man who was shot and killed in south Bakersfield on New Year's Day.

Edgar Modesto Lopez was shot at about 3:40 p.m. in the 3100 block of South H Street, according to the coroner's office. He was pronounced dead 20 minutes later. 

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