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.
Refresh this page for updates.
3rd grader battling cancer has 1 wish
A Bakersfield third grader fighting cancer has captured the hearts of many.
Holiday parades and events for Dec. 2015
The holiday's are fast approaching and the festivities surrounding them are about to start.
Kern County: 13 killed by police in 2015
The Guardian has released a crafted report on the use of deadly force by police officers in Kern County. Unfortunately, with the issues and…
Threat closes CSUB campus at Antelope Valley
An alert was sent out today informing students and faculty that all Antelope Valley College locations, including California State University…