Bakersfield Police arrest five in connection to Castleford Street shooting
Bakersfield police have announced the arrests of five people in connection to a recent shooting on Castleford Street.
On the night of December 19th, 2021, two adults and a 16-year-old juvenile were the victims of a shooting on the 6300 block of Castleford Street. They were hospitalized, and their conditions were later reportedly stable. Police said over 50 rounds were fired at them from a vehicle as they were walking along the sidewalk.
Around three hours later, police located the suspects’ vehicle in the area of 34th and L Street. The driver refused to yield to officers, leading to a pursuit through Bakersfield,during which the driver struck another vehicle. No injuries were reported, police said.
Shortly thereafter, the suspects’ vehicle broke down along westbound Highway 58, west of Union Avenue. There, police arrested the five suspects — identified as Yazmin Walker (24), Jerrell Hubbard (19), Huey Conerly (19), Michael Webber (21), and Daveon Davis (21). Three firearms were also recovered.
All were booked on charges of conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder, and other charges related to the shooting.