A man was wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon at a Parkway Drive motel west of Highway 99, Fresno police said.
Lt. Stephen Viveros said the shooting happened around 4:45 p.m. at the Sierra Inn, across Highway 99 from Roeding Park.
Viveros said the assailant arrived at the motel and went straight to the victim’s room. The 51-year-old victim told police he heard a knock on the door and immediately closed it after he saw the man.
After he closed the door, the man fired a bullet through the door and injured the victim. Officials said the assailant then fled and was last seen south of Parkway Drive.
Authorities said the victim suffered a single gunshot wound to his upper body but was in stable condition at Community Regional Medical Center.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Fresno police at 559-621-7000.