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BPD searching for assault with a deadly weapon suspect, suspect vehicle

Posted at 3:55 PM, Dec 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-21 18:57:49-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — BPD is searching for a man they believe shot at a victim after an altercation.

According to BPD, on October 17 around 5:50 a.m., the suspect allegedly assaulted a victim during a physical altercation in the 900 block of Flower Street in East Bakersfield. Immediately after the altercation, the suspect pulled out a firearm and shot at the victim. The victim was able to flee the area without injury.

At the time, the suspect was occupying a vehicle, which BPD believes is a 1998 through 2003 two-tone blue and gray Toyota Sienna Van. The suspect fled westbound on Flower Street after the assault.

The suspect is believed to be a 25 to 30-year-old Hispanic male, 5 ft. 8 inches to 5 ft. 10 inches tall, 230 pounds, with dark hair and a moustache. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, and a black Raiders baseball cap.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Detective Fred Torres at (661) 326-3273 or the Bakersfield Department at (661) 327-7111.