BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man is dead following a shooting at a convenience store in south Bakersfield.
At about 12:20 a.m. Thursday, officers from the Bakersfield Police Department were sent to a 7-11 convenience store located at 1701 Pacheco Road.
When officers arrived, they said they found two victims of gunshots.
Both victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment.
One of the victims, identified as a 40-year-old, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The investigation revealed the victims were in their vehicle parked at the convenience store.
Police said a man pulled alongside the victim’s vehicle and fired several shots at the victims causing the injuries.
The man fled the location westbound on Pacheco Road.
The suspect’s vehicle was described as a dark color vehicle and the suspect was described as a Hispanic male. The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111 or Detective Moore at (661) 326-3540
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