Shooting outside of Calimex Market leaves one wounded


Kern County Sheriff’s Office deputies and gang unit are investigating a Saturday night shooting in front of Calimex Market in Southeast Bakersfield.

The shooting happened just before 6:30 p.m. One man suffered gunshot wounds at the corner of Sparks Street and Bohannan Avenue, according to Kern County Sheriff’s Office.     

The victim’s sister told 17 News he was shot three times in the shoulder and leg while waiting in the parking lot of the market.

The man was taken to Kern Medical and is stable, according to his sister.

Calimex Market is located near Fairview Elementary School off Highway 99 and Fairview Drive.

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