At 1:41 a.m. Friday, Bakersfield police responded to the Hookah and Cigar Lounge at 5428 California Ave. for a report of a shooting.

Officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound who was then taken to a hospital with major injuries. A second victim of the shooting who suffered minor injuries was taken to a hospital by private means.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective David Cox 326-3514.

To send an anonymous text message to the BPD, enter 274637 and text BPDCRIMES along with the message. Tips can also be anonymously sent through the smartphone TipSubmit mobile app or via email at

- Bakersfield Police Department