Elderly woman shot in SW Bakersfield robbery

Posted at 11:01 AM, Jul 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-08 02:48:09-04

An 80-year-old woman was shot Thursday morning during a robbery in Southwest Bakersfield.

Emergency crews were called to the scene near Stine Road and Ambrister Drive at around 8:45 a.m.

Bakersfield Police said a woman and three men confronted Florence McKay, 80, of Bakersfield at her home, shot her in the leg, and ran off.

McKay was taken to Kern Medical and is expected to survive her injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Matt Gregory at 661-326-3546 or Bakersfield Police at 661-327-7111.

The shooting scene is about a half-mile north of Ridgeview High School, but school officials said the campus is not impacted.