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KCSO investigating shooting on East Pacheco Road

Posted at 8:33 PM, Sep 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 01:53:24-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Southeast Bakersfield.

KCSO says one person was shot in the leg on Sunday evening in the 100 block of East Pacheco Road, near South Union Avenue.

According to KCSO, the shooting was a case of self-defense, and two different calibers of shell casings were found at the scene.

Both people involved are males; the man who was reportedly acting in self-defense is 38 years old, and the man who was hit by gunfire is 33. His injuries are moderate and not life threatening, according to KCSO.

The sheriff's office says no arrests will be made and the case will be submitted to the Kern County District Attorney's Office.