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BPD investigating shooting at Roy's Market

Victim shot in the lower body, expected to survive
Posted at 8:58 PM, Jan 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-07 23:58:05-05

The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened near Roy's Market in east Bakersfield on Sunday night.

BPD says they got the call at 7:26 p.m. for a robbery alarm at Roy's Market on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard near Houser Street.

When police arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound to his lower body. He was taken to a local hospital and police say his injuries are not life-threatening.

There is no suspect information at this time and the investigation is ongoing.