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Bakersfield Police Department found suspect in homicide investigation in Los Angeles

BPD found suspect in homicide investigation
Homicide investigation suspect Bryson Blair
Grassotti Court Double Homicide, Bakersfield, August 6, 2021
Posted at 2:04 PM, Aug 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-07 11:53:43-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield Police Department reported that they arrested Bryson Blair in Los Angeles after he escaped the apartment complex. He is being charged with two counts of murder after reports of of an apparent shooting at 4:54 a.m. Friday at an apartment complex in the 3400 block of Grassotti Court.

Officers found two victims, one woman and one man, suffering from gunshot injuries. Both victims succumbed to their injuries and died, according to the BPD.
The identities of the victims will be released by the Kern County Coroner’s Office at a later time.
The investigation is still ongoing.