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Authorities identify woman killed in East Bakersfield shooting

Two others injured in shooting near MLK Jr. Blvd
Bakersfield Police Department (FILE)
Posted at 5:32 AM, Jul 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-06 10:06:02-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE (10:05 AM): Authorities have identified Susana Ortiz, 48, of Bakersfield, as the woman who was killed in a shooting Monday night in East Bakersfield.


UPDATE (7:52 AM): Officials said a woman was declared dead at a local hospital after a shooting Monday night in East Bakersfield. Two other people were injured, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.


Three people were injured in a shooting in East Bakersfield Monday evening, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Police responded to reports of a shooting just after 11 p.m. Monday, where officers found a teenager suffering from an apparent gunshot wound laying in the roadway near MLK Jr. Blvd. and East 10th Street.

Officers also found two additional victims in a nearby car, one of which is critically injured.

The victims have not been identified and investigators have not released a suspect description.