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Kern County Sheriff's Office investigating shooting in McFarland

Posted at 9:21 PM, Jul 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-04 09:30:43-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in McFarland which left one man seriously wounded on Tuesday.

Around 6:20 p.m. on Browning Road near Elmo Highway, deputies responded to a victim of a shooting. They found a 35-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds, according to KCSO.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where he is listed in serious condition. But officials say his wounds are non-life threatening.

He did tell KCSO he was walking on Browning Road when he was shot.

The suspect is being described as a Hispanic man, who officials said drove away in a white four-door vehicle.

If anyone has any information on this shooting, call KCSO at 861-3110.