ROSAMOND – A 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly shooting to death his nephew in Rosamond on Thursday, authorities said.
David Lynn Corkern was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Adrian Augustine Calzada, according to Kern County sheriff’s officials.
Calzada was found shot to death around 10:34 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, in the 2100 block of Sonja Drive in Rosamond.
“Detectives were able to determine that Corkern was the victim’s uncle. Corkern was located shortly after the shooting in the 2600 block of Diamond Street in Rosamond and detained,” sheriff’s spokesman Ray Pruitt said in a news release.
“A firearm believed used in the shooting was recovered during the investigation,” Pruitt added.
Authorities have not released any information on the motive for the shooting.
Corkern was booked into the Sheriff’s Office Mojave Jail Thursday evening, and he is being held without bail.
He is due in court Monday.
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