STOCKTON (CBS13) – Police are investigating after a man was shot while he was in his backyard.
The shooting happened on Friday in the 2200 block of East Main Street. The man told police he was confronted by three suspects when one of the suspects pulled out a handgun and demanded money, according to a statement from the Stockton Police Department. He told them he didn’t have any money and the men tried to break into his home.
One of the suspects reportedly fired a shot at the man, hitting him. The three then ran away onto nearby Marsh Street.
A detailed description of the suspects has not been released.
The man’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.