The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance regarding a homicide investigation.
On April 1, 2021, at approximately 3:43 p.m., deputies from the Wasco Substation were dispatched to an orchard near the intersection of Western Road and Poso Avenue for a subject down. When they arrived, they located Artemio Saucedo, age 27, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.