Police are investigating gunfire in East Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Bakersfield police are investigating a Saturday night shooting near the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parks.

At around 8:45 p.m., officers were called to East California Avenue and Baker Street to report a shooting. At least one person was wounded, but the severity of their wounds was not immediately known.

Several people were admitted to a nearby hospital with unspecified injuries and it was unclear whether their injuries were related to the shooting.

Meanwhile, several Kern County MPs and Bakersfield officials were called to Kern Medical to take control of a crowd that was gathering there.

We’ll update this story as soon as we get more information.

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