The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified 40-year-old Shaneva Lashay Riley as the woman who was shot and killed Saturday night at Wayside Park.


Bakersfield police said a woman died due to her wounds from a shooting Saturday night in southeast Bakersfield.

According to the department, at around 6:32 p.m., officers were called to Wayside Park, at 1200 Ming Avenue for a report of a shooting.

Officers found a woman on the ground, who had been shot with major injuries, said police.

Police say the shooting happened during a large memorial gathering at the park.

Despite the large gathering, police say there is little suspect information.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111, or Kern Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.