26 year old man shot in the leg in south Bakersfield, police searching for suspects

Posted at 4:49 AM, Jan 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-07 07:50:00-05

A 26 year old man is in the hospital with minor injuries after being shot in south Bakersfield Friday night. 

Police said they responded to the area of S. H St. and White Lane around 10:00 p.m. for reports of shots fired. 

When officers arrived, they found a 26 year old man suffering from a minor gunshot wound to the leg. 

The investigation revealed that several shots were fired by suspects occupying a white vehicle.

The suspect vehicle fled prior to the arrival of officers. The victim was transported to a local hospital by medical personnel.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.