Man arrested on attempted murder charge in Tuesday’s shooting in Southwest Bakersfield

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A 28-year-old man has been arrested on charges including attempted murder in a shooting Tuesday that wounded a man in Southwest Bakersfield.

Mark Hill was in possession of a loaded .357-caliber revolver when he left a garage where several people had been fighting and a man had been shot twice, according to police. The victim suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital.

Police said the shooting occurred after an argument. Hill was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of methamphetamine while armed and other firearms violations. 

The incident occurred at about 10:20 a.m. in the 3500 block of Sampson Court. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111. 

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