Six people were wounded in a shooting at a party in California early Saturday, even though the state is under a stay-at-home order to help prevent the coronavirus from spreading.
Authorities were called to an apartment complex in Bakersfield just after midnight where a large party had taken place, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. Investigators at the scene found 94 shell casings and three live rounds of ammunition, The Associated Press reported.
All six victims, including a juvenile female, were taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, the sheriff’s office said.
The shooting suspects have been described as four men who were driving a white sedan. No arrests have been made, authorities said.
California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a stay-at-home order for his state on March 19, which forbids anyone from leaving their home unless absolutely necessary. Exceptions include getting food, caring for a relative or friend, getting necessary health care, or going to an essential job.
California has one of the highest statewide totals of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, with more than 18,000 cases confirmed as of Sunday.
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