Update: Shooting Victim Identified In Oildale Robbery

An attempted robbery has left a man dead in Oildale.

First responders rolled out to Gravity Tobacco on Roberts Lane near Locust Street at around 4:50 p.m. Sunday.

Sheriff’s officials say a suspect opened fire after entering the store during the attempted robbery.

Authorities say Odulio Rodriguez, 36 was struck by gunfire at least once and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect was described as an adult male seen driving away possibly in a green sedan.

No one else was injured.

Posted by Jeff Lemucchi