BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield police have arrested two men who were wanted in connection with a New Year's day shooting that left two people injured.
On Jan. 1, 2014 at about 1 a.m., Bakersfield police officers were sent to Southern Hospitality, 3510 Wible Rd., regarding a shooting that had just occurred.
Officers said a vehicle was seen fleeing the business blacked out and at a high rate of speed.
Officers said they pursued the vehicle north on Wible Rd to Wilson Rd where the driver lost control and collided with the center divider.
Officers discovered a passenger, Timothy Langston, 28, of Bakersfield, who was in the vehicle was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the shoulder. Langston was taken to Kern Medical Center via ambulance for treatment. Langston’s injury was listed as non-life threatening.
Officers said that inside the business they found a firearm to the rear of the business.
A second victim, Darryl Ford, 28, of Bakersfield, arrived at Mercy Hospital by private means and was found suffering from a single gunshot wound to the lower leg. Ford’s injury was listed as non-life threatening.