PALMDALE — A Palmdale man was shot and killed in Bakersfield early Friday morning, according to information from the Bakersfield Police Department and Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

Jose Antonio Contreras, 42, was shot in the 7000 block of Auburn Street in Bakersfield, shorting before 2 a.m. Friday, officials reported. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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