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Bakersfield Police Department searching for shooting suspect in Southeast Bakersfield

Posted at 9:54 PM, Nov 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-24 00:54:10-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Officials say a shooting in Southeast Bakersfield left one man with minor injuries shortly before 8 p.m.

The Bakersfield Police Department is searching for a black man, who allegedly shot another man on South Tulare Street near East California Avenue.

BPD said it is not clear whether the man fled on foot or in a vehicle.

Based on initial reports, BPD said it does not appear that the suspect and victim knew each other.

The suspect is described as a black man, 6 feet four inches tall, with a thin build.