Suspect shot near The Park at River Walk after a craigslist deal went bad

Posted at 9:40 PM, Jul 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-01 00:40:46-04

A man selling his bike on craigslist was shot at near River Walk Park Sunday night.

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. after the victim was contacted by the suspect online to buy his bike.

After the buyer tried to steal the bike, the owner followed him.

The victim then followed the suspect’s car to Stockdale and Ashe Road, where the suspect then opened fire on the victim's car.

The victim was not injured, but the suspect is described as a black male in his late twenties with a thin build, about six feet tall with short hair.

The driver of the vehicle, which was described as a blue or green Saturn sedan, is described as a black make in his thirties.

If you have any information in this case, you are urged to call the Bakersfield Police Department.