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Second overnight shooting leaves one man in critical condition in South Bakersfield

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Posted at 10:13 AM, Apr 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-11 14:00:08-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — On Saturday, April 11, 2020, at about 1:26 AM, officers from the Bakersfield Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 800 block of Planz Road. According to BPD this is one of two shootings that took place in Bakersfield overnight, but it is unclear if officials believe they are connected.

When officers arrived on scene they located an adult male inside of a vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he is currently in critical, but stable condition. Homicide detectives responded and assumed the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and nyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective T. Hernandez at (661) 326-3501 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.