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Man allegedly shoots intruder in northeast Bakersfield

Posted at 4:04 PM, Jul 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-21 19:04:00-04

A man appears to have shot an intruder who was allegedly breaking into his home in northeast Bakersfield on Saturday, according to Bakersfield police. 

BPD says they got the call at about 12:19 p.m. and responded to the area of San Pablo Ave. and Vassar St. Police say it appears a homeowner in the area shot a man who was allegedly attempting to break into his home.

Police say the man was struck at least once and was transported to a local hospital. His condition is unknown. It's unknown if the homeowner suffered any injuries. More details were not immediately available, check back for updates.