Police investigating shooting in East Bakersfield


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield police are investigating a shooting Saturday night near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park.

Officers were called to the the area of East California Avenue and Baker Street at around 8:45 p.m. for a report of a shooting. At least one person was wounded but the severity of their wounds was not immediately known.

Several people arrived at a nearby hospital with unspecified injuries, and it was unclear if their injuries were related to the shooting.

Meanwhile, multiple Kern County deputies and Bakersfield officers were called to Kern Medical to gain control over a crowd that gathered there.

We will update this story as we learn more information.


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