Around noon today, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office received reports of shots fire near Oswell Street and Virginia Avenue in East Bakersfield. When deputies arrived, they located a vehicle that had gone into a house nearby and a fire had started. Kern Fire Department were able to put out the blaze and residents safely escaped. The adult male driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and declared deceased at the scene. There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO.