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A man was injured in a shooting in West Bakersfield on Friday.

The Bakersfield Police Department said at around 2:45 a.m., officers went to Mercy Hospital Southwest after getting a report of a victim of a shooting. Officers learned that a man had suffered minor gunshot wounds while he was driving on Stockdale Highway between Highway 99 and New Stine Road.

The suspect vehicle has been described as being a black four-door sedan.

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