Kern County Sheriff’s deputies located a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds at approximately 9:45 p.m. Sunday at the 1600 block of Mint Street, according to a Sheriff’s Office report.
Medical aid was administered, the report said, to the man who was identified as Jose Ramon Deleon, 25.
Deleon succumbed to his injuries, the report said.
Homicide detectives assumed the investigation, which is ongoing, according to the report. The motive is unknown.
An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 861-3110 or Secret Witness at 322-4040.