Man and dog injured in southwest Bakersfield shooting, police say

Crime Watch

BPD – Bakersfield Police Department

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A man and a dog were wounded Sunday afternoon in a shooting in southwest Bakersfield, police said.

Officers dispatched at about 4:23 p.m. to the intersection of Hunter Avenue and Taylor Street found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound, police said. He was taken to a local hospital with what were described as moderate injuries.

The shooter, described only as a black male, drove away in a possibly black vehicle of unknown make.

The dog, a mixed-breed pit bull, received injuries that are not considered life-threatening, police said, and was taken to an animal hospital.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.

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