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Man shot, found by friends on roadside

A man with a gunshot wound to the stomach was found early Wednesday morning lying on the side of the road at Arboleda Road and Mariposa Avenue, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

The 20-year-old Hispanic male, listed in stable condition at a Fresno hospital, is reportedly being uncooperative with investigators. The man was found by two friends who attended a party with him in Planada on Tuesday evening.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Detective Jeff Corbun at the Merced Sheriff's Department at (209) 385-7472.