Police: Man shoots self following domestic disturbance in Southwest Bakersfield

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UPDATE: BPD Public Information Officer Nathan McCauley has confirmed that the man injured in Thursday’s shooting has died.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police say a domestic disturbance led to a shooting where a man was severely wounded with a self-inflicted gunshot.

Police remain on scene at Stockdale Highway near Gosford Road where the shooting occurred at around 6 p.m.

Police said an argument between people in two vehicles ended in the area near 8500 Stockdale Highway, across from the Cal State Bakersfield campus.

Bakersfield police Sgt. Christopher Feola said the incident likely began at another location and ended at Stockdale Highway.

The man was taken to a hospital with major injuries.

Police have westbound traffic on Stockdale Highway from Gosford Road to Don Hart Drive West.

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