B.P.D. searching for clues following late night shooting in Central Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A shooting late Thursday night in central Bakersfield sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries.

According to Bakersfield Police Department officials, the shooting happened at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of Eye Street.

Investigators didn't learn of the shooting until workers at San Joaquin Community Hospital contacted the department, saying a patient with gunshot wounds had arrived at the facility.

That victim, whose identity hasn't been released, was later moved to Kern Medical Center and underwent surgery early Friday morning.

Police detectives are searching the crime scene for clues. No suspects have been identifiedĀ or arrested. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

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