Man left for dead near Avenue 12

June 30, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Madera County sheriff's deputies say a man is fighting for his life after being shot, and left for dead, on the side of a road.

The victim was found around 7 a.m. near Avenue 12 and a frontage road near Highway 41.

Authorities shut down the road for about four hours during the investigation. The victim was taken to a local hospital, and his condition has not been released.

There's no word yet on the man's identity or any possible suspects.