Kern County Sheriff's Office investigating a shooting in east Bakersfield

Bakersfield Police Department (FILE)
Posted at 11:56 AM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 14:56:12-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that took place Thursday night in the 1000 block of Lincoln St.

The Bakersfield Police Department alerted KCSO of a possible shooting at around 7 p.m. When deputies arrived they located evidence of a shooting, but could not locate a victim.

A short time later a man suffering from a single gunshot arrived at a local hospital. His wound is not considered life-threatening.

At this time, there is no suspect information. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 661-861-3110 or Secret Witness 661-322-4040.