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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
Tuesday February 21st, 2023 :: 11:17 p.m. PST


Kern County Sheriff's Office Investigating a Shooting

On February 21, 2023, at 1732 hours, deputies were dispatched to the 400 block of Layne Street for reports of a victim of a shooting. Deputies arrived to find an 18-year-old male suffering from what appeared to be a  gunshot wound to the lower back. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition. The suspects are four to five 18 to 20-year-old male adults. One suspect was armed with a firearm at the time of the incident. All suspects fled the area in a dark-colored compact vehicle.   

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.

Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-861-3110

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