Bakersfield Police investigate separate incidents in East Bakersfield

Posted at 9:46 PM, May 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 00:46:13-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department responded to two separate incidents Thursday evening in East Bakersfield.

According to BPD, officers responded to Martin Luther King Jr. Park just after 7 p.m. for reports of a shooting. Officers arrived but found not victims. The investigating is ongoing.

Around the same time officers were alerted to an incident on E. California Avenue near Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Officials thought the two might have been related, but determined the incident at E. California Ave. was non-criminal in nature according to BPD.

This is a developing story.