Bakersfield police: Man shot while dumping trash

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Police are investigating a shooting early Monday that left a man with minor to moderate injuries.

The wounded man was located around 1:20 a.m. on the 5000 block of Appleblossom Drive, near Planz and New Stine roads, after officers received reports of shots fired.

The man, whose name was withheld, told officers that he was putting some trash in a dumpster when he was targeted in a drive-by shooting. Police didn't release a detailed description of the shooters.

Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call police at (661) 327-7111.