UPDATE: BPD now investigating overnight East Bakersfield shooting as homicide

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UPDATE (July 24, 8:50 a.m.): The Bakersfield Police Department is now investigating an overnight East Bakersfield shooting as a homicide. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, according to BPD.

The investigation is ongoing. There is still no information on a suspect and no arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police are investigating a major injury shooting Thursday night in East Bakersfield.

Bakersfield police said officers have been called to the area of Haley and Pacific streets for a report of a victim of a shooting just before 11 p.m. The victim’s wounds were described as major.

No other information was immediately available.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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