Young man shot in East Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A young man was shot Tuesday afternoon in east Bakersfield.

At about 4:03 p.m. police responded to a shooting at Clyde and East 3rd Street. They found a 17-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his upper torso.

Officials said he was transported to the hospital and his injury was not life threatening.

The initial investigation revealed a possible suspect vehicle involved, described as a possible gray SUV by witnesses, police said.

According to witnesses the suspect vehicle was occupied by at least two black men at the time of the shooting. 

Anyone with information concerning this shooting is asked to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.

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