According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office It happened on Breckenridge Road, 10 miles east of Comanche Drive around 5 p.m. Saturday.
Deputies responding to a reported shooting found a 42- year-old man lying in the roadway.
Investigators believe the victim's car was taken by the suspect or suspects after the shooting.
The victim's vehicle is described as a dark blue, 2006 BWM, California license plate 5UCX757.
The condition of the 42-year-old man was not immediately available, but sheriff's investigators said his injuries were life-threatening.