Homeowner Shoots, Injures Intruder

Posted at 6:40 PM, Dec 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-15 21:40:39-05

A central Bakersfield family was wakened by two, masked and armed intruders on the 600 block of El Toro Drive about 1:30 this morning. The alarm company notified BPD who was told gun fire can be heard in the background. The homeowner shot one of the 2 Hispanic male suspects, injuring one. The injured suspect was quickly arrested by police outside the home, upon their arrival.

The second suspect is still on the loose. The second suspect is described as an Hispanic male, 20’s, heavy build, short dark hair, black jacket, blue bandana, light colored hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Jim Moore at (661) 326-3540 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.