Sheriff’s office investigating 2 separate shootings in Wasco


The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two separate shootings in Wasco that happened within an hour of each other, on Sunday.

The first shooting happened at around 9:10 p.m. at D and 15th streets. 

KCSO said three men in hoodies shot a man in the leg and fled.

The second shooting happened in the 500 block of E Street at about 9:20 p.m. 

A man was shot in the leg by another man driving a ’90s Ford Mustang.

Both victims were treated at Kern Medical. 

It’s unknown if the shootings are related. Anyone with information on either incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 861-3110.

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