KCSO investigating shooting on Water St.

Posted at 10:36 PM, Apr 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-01 14:47:13-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in the 1000 block of Water Street in northeast Bakersfield.

Deputies responded to the call at approximately 9:24 p.m. on Saturday. The victim, an unidentified 23-year-old man, was shot multiple times and was taken to Kern Medical Center.

Officials said he died around 11:30 p.m. as a result of his injuries.

KCSO said the suspect (or suspects) fled in a white-colored mid-sized vehicle.

The shooting resulted in street closures around the area. Connell is currently being held on no bail and is due in court on Tuesday.

The investigation is ongoing and this story is developing. Keep checking for updates.