BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Kern County sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting of a man who had been attending a large party in a field southeast of Bakersfield Municipal Airport.

Authorities say 30-year-old Anthony Chaver was found in a parked car shortly before 11 p.m. Friday.

Chaver had a wound in the back of his neck that is believed to have been caused by a gunshot. The Sheriff's Office says the victim was taken to Kern Medical Center and is expected to survive.

A firearm was found at the scene, but investigators do not have a suspect.