Victim in late-night northwest Fresno shooting in stable condition

A man who was critically wounded in a northwest Fresno shooting late Friday night is in stable condition, police said.

The victim, who police said was shot shortly before midnight near Gettysburg and Ellendale avenues, was hospitalized at Community Regional Medical Center. Northwest District officers who responded to the call said the shooting likely erupted from a heated confrontation between the victim and the suspect. Two people who witnessed the shooting gave police conflicting stories.

The investigation is ongoing and no other details were made available.