A 77-year-old Madera man was shot by his stepson using a .22 caliber rifle Tuesday night, Madera police said.
Sgt. Shawn Bushey said the shooting happened at the victim’s home in a neighborhood just north of Avenue 16 and west of Highway 99, on the north side of the city.
Officers responding to the home found Richard Cuellar with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno where he was reported in stable condition.
Cuellar’s stepson, Heath Johnston, 31, was arrested at the scene and booked into the Madera County Department of Corrections.