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A man was injured in a shooting in northeast Bakersfield on Wednesday.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office said at around 11:16 p.m., deputies were sent to the 700 block of Knotts Street after getting a report of a shooting victim. When they arrived, deputies found a 30-year-old man who had been shot in the leg.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to recover, KCSO said.

In investigating the area, the department said deputies found several shell casings and learned from witnesses that a silver or gray four-door vehicle, possibly a Nissan Altima, wasin the area during the time of the shooting and may have been involved.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call the department at 861-3110.

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