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The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Bakersfield

Posted at 9:38 AM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 12:38:11-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, authorities responded to a report of a shooting in the 4000 block of Niles Street. When they arrived they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

One victim was suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. He was transported to the hospital where he is expected to survive. A second victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time, no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040.