Early morning shooting in East Bakersfield sends a woman with major injuries to local hospital

Incident happened at the 3000 block of Catalina Dr

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A woman is being treated at a local hospital after sustaining major injuries in a shooting in East Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Martin Heredia, a sergeant with the BPD told 23ABC that at around 6:24 a.m., police were sent to the 3000 block of Catalina Drive to a single family home, where they found the woman with major injuries. Heredia said the woman was shot at least five times. She was immediately taken to a local hospital for treatment, where she is expected to survive. 

Police say the suspect was detained at the scene. The BPD said alcohol might be involved in the shooting. 

Witnesses told 23ABC that as of 8:20 a.m., streets in the area were blocked off with several cop cars, a police van, and detectives still at the scene. 

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