Delano

Coroner's office names man shot in Delano

DELANO, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A man who was shot in the head Sunday was publicly identified Tuesday by the Kern County coroner's office.

Police were sent around 8 p.m. to the 1300 block of 5th Avenue for shot fired. There, they found the wounded man - 20-year-old Jose Ignacio Sanchez.

Sanchez's death was ruled a homicide, the coroner's office said.

Delano police haven't released information on a suspect or motive. Anyone with information helpful to the investigation can call police at (661) 721-3356.