BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting that wounded three people near Niles Street and Sterling Road in East Bakersfield.
Emergency crews and deputies were called for reports of a shooting in the area at around 4:20 p.m. Deputies found shell casings, but no victims at the scene.
Three people later arrived at Kern Medical and were treated for minor to moderate wounds, non-life threatening wounds. Officials said two of the victims were men and another was a 17-year-old boy.
KCSO described the suspects as two males in black hooded sweatshirts.
Thursday’s shooting happened near Basham Funeral Home where another shooting killed a man on Sept. 17, but officials said it does not appear the two shootings were related.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.