BPD investigating shooting in East Bakersfield

Posted at 8:47 AM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 11:47:21-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man in the hospital recovering from injuries.

On Thursday around 4:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of East California Avenue. When they arrived they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound in an abandoned building. The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the BPD at (661) 327-7111.