UPDATE: 2-year-old girl wounded from bullet, glass fragments in shooting outside market

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UPDATE (6/21): A 2-year-old girl was struck by bullet and glass fragments during the shooting, according to BPD.

The department said the girl was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The two adult victims are currently listed in critical but stable condition.

BPD said two suspects approached the male victim on foot and fired multiple rounds as he was entering his vehicle. The woman and 2-year-old girl were inside the vehicle at the time.

The suspects are described as: black men with slim builds. One of the men was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and the other was wearing a light-colored t-shirt.


(6/19): BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police said two people were wounded in a shooting Saturday night in Southeast Bakersfield.

Bakersfield police said officers were called to the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Murdock Street at Roy’s Market for a report of shots fired at around 10 p.m. A spokesperson said two people were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life threatening wounds.

A third person, described as a juvenile, was taken to a hospital for a hand injury but wasn’t struck by gunfire.

A description of any possible suspects was not immediately available. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.

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