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KCSO: Man shot in leg in East Bakersfield

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Posted at 9:57 AM, Apr 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 12:57:31-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was shot in the leg in East Bakersfield.

According to KCSO, around 11:16 p.m. on April 10, deputies responded to the 700 block of Knotts Street in East Bakersfield regarding the victim of a shooting.

When deputies arrived, they found a 30-year-old man who had been shot in the leg. KCSO says the victim's injuries were non-life threatening.

KCSO says witnesses heard multiple gunshots. KCSO also says deputies located shell casings.

KCSO says the suspect was driving a silver or gray four-door vehicle, possibly a Nissan Altima.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office a 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040.