There is no new information at this time. We would like to extend our thanks to the Bakersfield Police Department, Kern High School Police Department, and Kern County Sheriff's Department for their presence at Lakeside School this morning.
Update 9/3/2019 5:15 pm
The handgun was recovered by BPD and they are actively looking for the Independence High School student. Student and staff safety is our top priority and we will continue to work with BPD with this investigation.
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