Man arrested following shooting in South Bakersfield Friday morning

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Posted at 4:03 PM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 19:03:45-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A man is behind bars and another is recovering in the hospital with moderate injuries following a shooting in South Bakersfield Friday morning, the Bakersfield Police Department reported.

According to BPD, 36-year-old Deo Edward Harris is facing charges of attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a felon in connection to a shooting in the 2700 block of Morin Court.

Officer responded to the shooting just 8:30 a.m. Friday where they found a man with moderate injuries. He was taken to a local hospital.

Follow-up investigation led officers to Harris. He was arrested just after 2 p.m. in the 1400 block of South H Street.

BPD said Harris was booked into the Kern County Jail.