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Over 400 people were partying in East Bakersfield Friday night, before a shooting injured 6 people

Posted at 5:35 PM, Apr 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-12 01:25:39-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Stay-at home-orders by Governor Gavin Newsom were ignored Friday night before a shooting injured six people in East Bakersfield, shortly after midnight.

Between 400 and 500 people were gathered together, partying at an apartment complex in the 3500 block of Pioneer Drive, when four suspects, described as black men in a white sedan, opened fire at the large group, striking six victims, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

According to KCSO, one juvenile female, and 5 men sustained non-life threatening injuries.

None of the victims are cooperating with officials, according to KCSO.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at 661-861-3110.