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BPD investigating a shooting in Southwest Bakersfield

One man shot in the stomach in critical condition
Posted at 5:02 AM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 11:03:42-05

UPDATE (December 11, 2017 7:20 a.m.): Two people are reportedly injured after a shooting in Southwest Bakersfield early this morning.

An elderly man was shot in the stomach, according to Bakersfield Police, and was taken to Kern Medical for treatment. 

An elderly woman was also reportedly injured with non gunshot wounds. 

One person was put in backseat of a police car, however according to Bakersfield Police that person was not under arrest and was only being taken in for questioning. 


The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a shooting in Southwest Bakersfield. 

It happened just before 4:00 a.m. on Phyllis Street, near Fortune Street. 

BPD says one woman was shot, and taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. 

There is no suspect information at this time. 

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call BPD at 327-7111.