Police searching for aggravated assault with a weapon suspect in two different incidents

It is unknown if the incidents are related

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the community for help in gathering information about two aggravated assaults with firearm investigations.

On Monday, July 14, at 11:58 p.m. Bakersfield police officers responded to the 1400 block of Monterey Street for an aggravated assault with a firearm that had just occurred.

When officers arrived they found a man and woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Both victims were transported by ambulance to a local hospital. The woman had moderate injuries and the man sustained minor injuries.

There was no suspect information related to this incident.

On Tuesday, July 15, officers responded to the 1000 block of Beale Avenue for another aggravated assault with a firearm. 

Police say the suspect shot at two adults and one juvenile, but none of the victims were hit by gunfire.

Police described the suspect in this incident as a black male between 16 and 18 years old, approximately 5'8" to 5'10", 150 to 160 pounds and wearing dark colored shirt and shorts.

Police say the suspect fled in a dark colored sedan. It is still unknown if the two incidents are related.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

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