BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department says one person is dead and another injured after a shooting in south Bakersfield early Sunday morning.
Police said they responded to the 1300 block of Santiago Court near Claire Street after neighbors in the area called police around 1:30 a.m. Sunday who said a man was shot in the front yard of a nearby home.
Police said residents in the area were having a party when the shooting unfolded.
The man who was shot was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle, while a girl was found shot in the backyard and pronounced dead at the scene.
Family has identified that girl as 15-year-old Candis Breanne Beckemeyer on Sunday. Authorities identified her on Monday.
There is no suspect information available at this time.
The investigation is still on-going and we will update this story as more information becomes available.