BPD: Asking for public's help identifying vehicle involved in homicide from September

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (November 15, 2017 11:45 a.m.): Bakersfield Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a vehicle involved in a homicide that took place on September 23, 2017. 

The vehicle is described as a four door sedan, light colored, with aftermarket rims. 


UPDATE: (September 23, 2017 5:00 P.M.): A family friend has identified the deceased victim as Edwin Smith. 


UPDATE (September 23, 2017 9:10 A.M.)

On Saturday at 1:40 a.m. Bakersfield Police Department received a report of "shots fired" from the parking lot of 818 Real Road. 

Officers responded to that location and found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was transported to a local hospital and listed in stable condition. 

Officers contacted three additional gunshot victims during their investigation. Those victims were taken to the hospital with minor to moderate injuries. They are listed in stable condition. 

The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made. 

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Bakersfield Police at 327-7111. 


Bakersfield police confirm that five people were shot and one person is dead after an early morning shooting in Southwest Bakersfield. 

It happened around 1:45 a.m. on Real Road. 

BPD says the four people shot were transported to the hospital for treatment. 

Police have no suspect information at this time. We will continue to update you as soon as we get more information. 

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