BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Bakersfield Police Department arrested a man in connection with a shooting in south Bakersfield earlier this month. BPD arrested Eric Prindle, 50, on Oct. 24 for aggravated assault with a firearm, criminal threats, two previous felony arrest warrants (not related to the shooting), and various weapon violations.
Prindle was the suspect in a shooting on Planz Road, near South H Street that happened on Oct. 10 at around 12:20 a.m., according to BPD. The victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
Bakersfield Police located Prindle on South H Street, near White Lane, on Oct. 24 at around 11:50 p.m. He attempted to run away from police and was taken into custody. A loaded handgun was found hidden in Prindle’s pocket.
Anyone with information regarding these investigations is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.