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Robbery attempt in Wasco leaves one man injured after being shot in the face

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Posted at 7:32 PM, Feb 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-09 22:32:02-05

WASCO, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible robbery that left one man injured after being shot in the face.

The incident happened Wednesday night around 6 p.m. in the area of E and 8th Streets in Wasco. According to KCSO, the suspects attempted to rob the victim when the shooting occurred. The suspects fled in a white car.

The victim was airlifted to Kern Medical and is expected to survive. The victim told authorities he did not know the suspects.