BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) – The Bakersfield Police Department has confirmed that they are investigating a possible shooting near Laurelglen Elementary School on El Portal Drive. BPD confirmed that there are currently no victims or direct threats to students.
BPD confirmed they had received reports of a shooting in the area around 3 p.m. Tuesday. When the officers arrived, they found evidence of a shooting, but no victims or suspects.
The investigation continues. BPD said they are working closely with staff at the Panama Buena-Vista Union School District to ensure the safety of their students. There is a continuous police presence at the school.
Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.
This is a developing story.