Two people shot inside Southwest Bakersfield business

Two people shot at Southwest club

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield police officers are looking for the armed gunmen who opened fire at a Southwest Bakersfield business on New Year's Day, hitting two people.

On January 1, 2014 at approximately 1:00 am, officers were called to Southern Hospitality on Wible Road to reports of a shooting.

A vehicle was seen fleeing the business without its lights on and driving at a high rate of speed. Officers chased the car north on Wible Rd. to Wilson Road, where the driver lost control and slammed into the center divider.

A passenger, Timothy Langston, 28, was found inside the car with a gunshot wound to his shoulder. He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with "non-life threatening" injuries.

A second victim, Darryl Ford, 28, later arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower leg. His injuries are described as "non-life threatening."

Officers found a gun at the rear of the business. There is no information on suspects.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.

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