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The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man killed in an apparent homicide on Thursday.

The department said 36-year-old Jesse Lopez was found dead in the 3000 block of Wilson Road by officers with the Bakersfield Police Department at around 5:35 a.m. BPD said they saw a possible gunshot wound but it has not been confirmed yet whether this was a shooting death.

The case is still under investigation.

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