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KCSO investigating after man shot in leg in East Bakersfield

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Posted at 8:42 AM, Jan 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-15 11:42:16-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a man was shot in the leg in East Bakersfield.

On Monday, January 14 around 7:43 p.m., KCSO says deputies were dispatched to the 2000 block of Oregon Street in East Bakersfield. When deputies arrived, they found an adult man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was taken to Kern Medical with non-life threatening injuries.

KCSO says the suspect is described as a black man in his 50’s last seen wearing a black shirt and blue pants.

If the public has any information, they are urged to call The Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at (661) 861-3110.