BPD: Man died at hospital following east-side shooting

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Police are investigating the death of a man who showed up early Sunday at Kern Medical Center after being shot.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to come forward.

The victim was brought to the hospital by private means just before 2:20 a.m. He died just before 7 a.m.

It was later determined that the shooting that led to the death of 24-year-old Roberto Cortes happened in the 200 block of East 18th Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call the  Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111 or Detective J. Finney at 326-3535.