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BPD: One person dead, one injured following a shooting on Tyree Toliver Street

Homicide investigation on Tyree Toliver St.
Posted at 2:25 AM, Aug 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-11 11:04:48-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a homicide in east Bakersfield after being alerted by a shotspotter activation early Wednesday morning.

BPD says at least 26 rounds were fired, at 12:34 a.m., in the 200 block of Tyree Toliver Street causing major injuries to two people.

Officers found two adult victims suffering from gunshot wounds within a vehicle parked in the 1200 block of E. 3rd Street.

According to BPD, there may be multiple shooters involved in this incident.

One person is confirmed dead. Another person was taken to a local hospital.

Police say the suspect vehicle may be a white Kia Optima.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this incident or the whereabouts of the suspected car used in the shooting, call BPD at 327-7111.