The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the shooting of Jose Ochoa, 29, of Modesto.
He reportedly was walking along the 900 block of Parklawn Avenue, between Modesto and Ceres, when someone shot at him several times with a handgun about 5 p.m. Sunday.
Ochoa was hit once in the upper torso. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.
The sheriff's department said Ochoa provided a vague description of the man who shot him, whom he said he did not know.