A man was shot across the face about 6 p.m. Thursday in a motel room at the Budget Inn on South Ninth Street in Modesto, said Stanislaus County Sheriff's Sgt. Tim Reed.
Reed said the man was taken "by a private party" to Doctors Medical Center. Reed said the injuries do not appear to be life threatening. Authorities have identified a suspect and are looking for him. The victim's and suspect's names were not released.