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Man arrested in shooting on Casino Street

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Posted at 10:23 PM, Mar 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-13 08:34:25-04

One person is suffering from minor to moderate injuries after being shot in southeast Bakersfield on Sunday night.

The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. near Casino Street and Cottonwood Road.

Police have arrested 54-year-old Sylvestre Portillo, who now faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon. Police say the gun he used in the shooting was stolen. 

The victim, who has not been identified, has been taken to Kern Medical to be treated for a gunshot to the upper body. Bakersfield Police say the victim's injuries are non-life threatening.

It is unknown at this time if a suspect is in custody.