UPDATE: Two sentenced in south Bakersfield drive-by shooting that wounded two men

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UPDATE (8/20): Peter Collins was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in prison, and Karla Fanning received 16 months, according to court records.

UPDATE (7/23): Collins and Fanning entered no contest pleas Friday and multiple counts of attempted murder and other charges were dismissed, court record show.

Collins pleaded no contest to a single count of assault with a firearm on a person and Fanning pleaded no contest to a felony accessory charge and a misdemeanor charge of carrying a loaded firearm without registration, records show.

They’re scheduled for sentencing Aug. 19.

UPDATE (Sept. 7): Two people have been arrested in connection with the shooting, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Peter Collins, 38, and 32-year-old Karla Fanning were arrested on Friday and booked into the Kern County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder and gang participation.


UPDATE (12:10 p.m.) — A drive-by shooting left two men wounded on Friday, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. The incident happened around 9:54 a.m. on El Alisal Street. The two victims were taken to area hospitals and are in stable condition, according to BPD.

The victims were in a Toyota Camry with two other passengers. BPD says the other passengers were not injured.

Bakersfield Police says the suspects are two men who were driving a blue two-door Ford Mustang.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a shooting in south Bakersfield on Friday. The shooting occurred on El Alisal Street, near White Lane and Hughes.

At least two people have been injured, according to BPD. One victim has major injuries and a second victim was located with minor injuries.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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