Two officers involved in a officer involved shooting Tuesday morning in Bakersfield were identified by the Bakersfield Police Department on Thursday.
Anthony James Gonzalez, 36, of Bakersfield was pronounced dead at the scene after two officers, Matthew Aquino and Louis Rodriguez, fired their weapons according to BPD. His death was ruled as a homicide by multiple gunshot wounds.
The Bakersfield Police Department responded to a domestic violence call just before 2 a.m. at the 3000 block of Nelson Street.
When officers arrived they came in contact with Gonzalez at the front of the residence where the officer-involved shooting occurred, according to BPD.
A firearm was recovered at the scene, according to BPD.
Both officers will be placed on routine administrative leave pending review by the critical incident review board. No officer was injured, according to BPD.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Fred Torres at 661-326-3273 or BPD at 661-327-7111.