Police are investigating an apparent suicide Thursday morning that local media say occurred at the home of a Bakersfield City Council member.
Bakersfield police were dispatched to a home in the 8600 block of Dinard Place about 11:30 a.m. regarding an apparent suicide, officials said. When they arrived, they found a man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Neither police nor the Kern County Coroner would confirm the identity of the victim.
Tkac's campaign Facebook page describes him as a lifelong Bakersfield resident and longest-serving planning commissioner in the city's history.