Shooting wounds 3 people in East Bakersfield

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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.

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