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Friday, Sep 28 2012 12:44 PM

Victim of Old West Ranch shooting identified

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An unidentified Kern County Sheriff's deputy stands near the area where the body of an adult male was found early in the morning on Friday, Sept. 28. Photo by Matthew Martz, Tehachapi News

Kern County Sheriff's detectives are pictured during the investigation of a body found on the Old West Ranch on Friday morning, Sept. 28. Photo by Matthew Martz, Tehachapi News.

Authorities are asking for information anyone may have about a fatal shooting on the Old West Ranch southeast of the City of Tehachapi.

The victim has been identified by the Kern County Coroner's Office as Larry Dale Reagan, 45, of Tehachapi.

At 4:57 a.m. Friday, deputies responded to a report of a victim of a shooting in the 17200 block of Summers Drive in the West Ranch area near Tehachapi.

Deputies found Reagan lying on a dirt roadway near his parked vehicle. He had been shot several times and was dead when deputies found him.

Detectives questioned area residents and were able to determine Reagan lived in the area where he was shot. The motive for the killing is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff's Department at 861-3110 or Secret Witness at 322-4040.



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