UPDATE (8:20 p.m. 5/1/17) : KCSO Deputies have confirmed a man found laying in the roadway in south Bakersfield was shot.
Kern County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a man found with major head injuries in south Bakersfield near Ming Avenue and Sunshine Avenue.
The person who called 911 originally told dispatchers it was a hit and run.
But, when Deputies arrived on scene at about 7:45 p.m. on Monday, other witnesses and people nearby said they believed it was a shooting and that they had heard gunshots.
The incident is still under investigation.