BAKERSFIELD (CBS/AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed outside a Bakersfield casino and a wounded man found across the street is considered a person of interest in the shooting.
Kern County Sheriff’s Lt. Ian Chandler says deputies were called to the Golden West Casino at about 5:30 p.m. Friday. They found a man dead in front of the main entrance.READ MORE: Man Who Spent 46 Years In Prison Wrongly Convicted of San Francisco Rape, Murder Finally Exonerated
The wounded man was located across the street at a market but there’s no word on his condition.
Chandler says several other people were hurt as they tried to run out of the casino after the shooting but they had only minor scrapes from falling down.READ MORE: Massive Caldor Fire 100% Contained After Threatening Lake Tahoe Region
He says a gun was found at the scene but there’s no word yet on what sparked the attack.
The casino has been closed.
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