One dead after suspected gang shooting outside funeral home in Bakersfield, CA

CALIFORNIA — Authorities say a man was pronounced dead after he was found shot in the parking lot of a funeral home in Bakersfield.

The incident appears to be gang-related, and it’s believed the victim was there to attend a funeral taking place at Basham Funeral Care located on the 3300 block of Niles Street in east Bakersfield.

Possibly two shooters were involved, said sheriff’s Lt. Joel Swanson.

Kern County Sheriff’s Office described the victim as a 28-year-old black man but could not give any further details about his identity.

An investigation is ongoing.