Slide Public Safety

The Kern County coroner's office has identified a Delano man who was shot and killed on 12th Avenue on Christmas Eve.

The coroner said Manuel Acosta, 37, was shot by another person at 6:13 p.m., Dec. 24, at the 600 block of 12th Avenue in Delano. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the coroner's report.