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KCSO investigating shooting that left one injured in front of Niles St. bar

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Posted at 10:19 AM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 13:21:31-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting outside a Niles Street bar that put a man in the hospital just before midnight Saturday.

According to KCSO, the victim is in stable condition after being shot in the abdomen.

Deputies responded just before midnight to reports of a shooting in front of Stella’s Sand Trap in the 3100 block of Niles Street. Through the investigation, deputies learned the victim and the suspect were involved in an argument in the parking lot before the shooting.

The suspect shot the victim at the scene and fled before deputies arrived.

Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (661) 322-4040.