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One man dead, four others wounded in southwest Bakersfield shooting

Posted at 2:01 AM, Sep 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-25 10:18:04-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (September 25, 2018 7 a.m.):

Officials have identified 20-year-old Jeremy Charles Littlejohn as the victim who died from wounds sustained during a shooting at Chandler Court near Wilson Road early Sunday morning.

  The Wendale Davis Foundation will be holding a candlelight service for Littlejohn on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m. at the Rising Star Church on Wilson Road.


Bakersfield Police confirm that a man was killed and multiple others were wounded in a shooting on Chandler Court near Wilson Road shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday.

The identities of the victims are unknown, but officials say four males and one female were wounded in the shooting. The woman is said to be in critical condition. The three men suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to BPD.

Witnesses say the victims were at a gathering at an apartment on the 2600 block of Chandler Court. According to witnesses at least 15 people were in the garage of the apartment when the suspect(s) opened fire. 

There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111. 


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One person is dead and at least four others were wounded in a shooting in southwest Bakersfield on Chandler Court near Wilson Road.

Bakersfield Police responded to shots fired just after 12:30 a.m.

When they arrived they found one victim on scene and witnesses reported more victims had gone to hospital.

In total five people were reportedly wounded in the shooting, including one who succumbed to their injuries.

BPD in investigating the shooting as a homicide.

We will continue to update information as it enters the newsroom.