One dead after shooting in NW Bakersfield

Posted at 9:53 AM, Jul 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-03 20:08:57-04

UPDATE (July 3, 5:00 p.m.): The Coroner has identified the man shot to death in Northwest Bakersfield as 34-year-old Pedro Sandate of Bakersfield. The cause and manner is still pending.


UPDATE (9:07p): Police have identified the suspect in a fatal shooting in northwest Bakersfield as 38-year-old Pierre William Rizzo of Bakersfield, pictured above.

Rizzo is described as a Hispanic male approximately 5'08", 200 pounds with black shaven hair and brown eyes.

UPDATE (12:15p): Bakersfield Police said around 9:20 a.m. they received a call from a woman who told dispatchers there was a man in her home with a gun.

When officers arrived they found an adult man with what appears to be gunshot wounds. 

Medical aid pronounced the man dead at the scene. 

Police are still searching for the shooter. 


UPDATE (10:57a) Bakersfield Police said the victim has died from his injuries. Officials have only identified the victim as an adult man. 

Family tells 23ABC the victim's name is Pedro Sandate, 33, and he lived at the residence. 


Bakersfield Police are on scene of a shooting in northwest Bakersfield.

It happened just before 9:30a.m. in the 8500 block of Rolling Bay Dr. which is between Silverlake Dr. and Nighthawk Lane.

BPD said one person has major injuries. 

Investigators are on scene. 

Officials said the suspect is a Hispanic man in a white vehicle with damage. 

23ABC has a crew on the way, check back for updates.