A man was fighting for his life Monday evening after a shooting in South San Jose, according to police.
About 5:30 p.m., San Jose police officers responded to reports of a person shot in the area of Kooser Road and Meridian Avenue, police said. Officers located a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
The victim was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
One person was detained, police said.
One witness saw the victim walking a bike before the gunman walked up behind him, pointed the gun for what seemed like an extended period of time and then pulled the trigger.
Nearby shops, including a Starbucks and McDonald's, were closed as police investigated the scene. Kooser Road also was shut down between Meridian Avenue and Blossom Hill Road.
Further information was not available.