Bail agent opens fire during attempted capture of wanted man


Police are searching for man who is believed to have hit a bail agent with a car resulting in a shooting that wounded a woman inside the car. 

Officers were called to a report of a shooting in the 5100 block of Garber Way. 

Police say bail agents attempted to take a wanted man into custody, but when agents approached, the vehicle struck one of those agents. 

One agent fired into the car, wounding a 36-year-old woman inside. She was taken to a hospital with minor to moderate wounds.

The wanted man got away and remains at-large.

Police did not identify the man the agents were looking for.

The car was later found in the 2700 block of Garber Way, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bakersfield police at 327-7111.

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