Man shot in face at gas station

STOCKTON — A man was shot Wednesday afternoon at a east Stockton gas station and is listed in serious condition.

Police reported the shooting at 12:50 p.m. inside the Foodmart and Liquor store on the 2100 block of East Fremont Street.

Scanner traffic indicated the 20-year-old had been shot in the face.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment, and authorities found Alvin Patterson, of Brentwood, near the location shortly afterward.

Patterson, 23, was arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide. Police did not provide further details in the report.