Shooting at South Bakersfield apartment complex leaves 1 man dead

First homicide of 2019: shooting on South H Street

Bakersfield police said a man is dead following a shooting at an apartment complex in South Bakersfield on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers remain on scene at the apartment complex in the 3100 block of South H Street near Planz Road.

Police said the shooting happened at around 3:40 p.m.

Officials said officers found a man in his 40s with multiple gunshot wounds. The man died of his wounds in the ambulance as he was taken to a local hospital.

Two men were seen being taken into custody by police, but their investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information on the shooting you are asked to call Bakersfield Police at 327-7111.

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