BPD investigating a shooting on 8th and Q Streets that left one dead

Two people have been arrested
Posted at 12:02 AM, Jul 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-17 14:24:08-04

The Bakersfield Police Department blocked off the corner of 8th and Q Streets Saturday night to investigate a deadly shooting.

Officials on scene said they responded to shots fired around 10:42 p.m. in the 800 block of 8th Street.

Officers found one man suffering from gunshot wounds at the scene. The man was transported to a local hospital, where he later died. 

Friends have identified the victim as Chris Ali, the father of four young children. 

Two people were arrested in connection to this shooting, 24-year-old Wendell Scott and 30-year-old Robert Montelongo. Both suspects were arrested for murder, conspiracy, gang participation and weapons charges and have been booked into the Kern County Jail.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call BPD at 327-7111.