A man was arrested on April 23 in connection with a shooting death that happened the previous week.
The Bakersfield Police Department said 31-year-old Juan Pablo Torres was arrested in Weed on an outstanding warrant related to weapons- and drug-related offenses. He was also booked into the Kern County Jail on Monday on suspicion of murdering a man.
Officers were dispatched at 1:54 a.m. on April 19 to an apartment on the 4100 block of Parker Avenue after getting reports of a victim of a shooting, according to the department. When they arrived, officers found a man in the apartment who had sustained several major gunshot wounds.
He was taken to a local hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead, police said.