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Kings County Sheriff Department

KETTLEMAN CITY — Kings County Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for information about the shooting death of a man Tuesday in Kettleman City.

At around 6:45 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies said they responded to the 200 block of Maud Street for a report of a gunshot wound victim who was not breathing.

Officials said deputies, along with officers from the California Highway Patrol and Avenal Police Department, arrived on scene and found 33-year-old Armando Garza sitting in the driver's seat of a vehicle.

Deputies said Kings County Fire personnel arrived on scene and determined Garza was dead.

Sheriff’s detectives then responded to the location and took over the investigation, officials said.

Detectives said they determined Garza had been shot multiple times by an unknown suspect or suspects while he was sitting in his vehicle.

This case is currently being investigated, anyone with information is asked to call Detective Andrew Mazza at 852-4554.

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