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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. July 24 2012 – The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in locating two men wanted on robbery, attempted murder and conspiracy charges.
At about 11:25 p.m. Sunday, officers of the Bakersfield Police Department were sent to the FoodsCo Supermarket at 1801 White Lane, regarding a victim of a shooting.
Officers said they found a 25-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound The was taken to a local hospital. His injuries are non-life threatening and he is currently listed in stable condition.
The investigation revealed the man is the store’s uniformed security guard who was on duty at the time of the incident.
The man said he saw two men enter the supermarket and flee with two 36-packs of beer without paying.
The man followed the two men outside toward their waiting vehicle.
A third person got out of the vehicle and fired several shots at the security guard striking him once. The vehicle and people then left.
The suspects are described as three Hispanic males in their 20s in a dark-colored possible 90s Honda Civic Hatchback or similar vehicle.
The men are considered armed and dangerous.
The investigation is continuing and all attempts are being made to locate the suspects. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327- 7111.