Bakersfield Heart Hospital releases surveillance video of shooting

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (Dec. 4): The Bakersfield Police Department identified the officers involved in the shooting at Bakersfield Heart Hospital as officers Felipe Juarez and James Montgomery.

Juarez has been an officer with the department since July 2006 and Montgomery since March 2012.

The department says this is both Juarez's and Montgomery's first officer involved shooting.

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Bakersfield Heart Hospital released surveillance video Sunday of a man who fired into an emergency room hallway Friday.

The surveillance video shows two angles of the hospital. The hospital requested we blur out faces of patients, staff and others inside the hospital. The gunman's face is not blurred out. Also, the time stamp appears to indicate there are periods of time not included in what was released. 

Brandon Clark, 44, is accused of shooting into the hospital. Bakersfield police shot him outside the hospital. He was treated at Bakersfield Heart Hospital and later transported to another facility. No one else was wounded. 

Clark hasn't yet been booked into jail. 

The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a gray or silver full size pickup truck with Utah license plates possibly towing a flatbed trailer. Officers believe Clark the truck belongs to Clark. 

Police said Saturday, his motive is still unknown. Based of witness statements, investigators believe Clark was on drugs.

According to BPD, Clark has a relative who works at Bakersfield Heart Hospital. Police said that person didn't know Clark was in the hospital and had not had recent contact with him. Officers said they don't believe the relative was an intended target. 

Two officers, whose identities haven't been released, are on administrative leave pending a review by the critical incident review board. 


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