At about 9:20 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to a business following the reports of shots heard.
When deputies arrived, they located an adult male in the parking lot of Xtreme Auto Body suffering from gunshot wounds, officials said.
The victim was transported to Desert Valley Hospital by ground ambulance and then flown to an out-of-area trauma center.
Jodi Miller, sheriff’s spokeswoman, said the victim remains in the hospital in critical condition.
According to a witness, there was some type of problem involving a customer against another customer in the parking lot of the business that escalated into a shooting.
Miller said no suspects have been identified and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Hesperia Police Department at (760) 947-1500. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or www.wetip.com.