34-year-old James Patterson is the man authorities say died during a shooting Sunday night. Reports indicate Patterson and two other men went to the home of a Carl Smedley in Redding. When Patterson and Smedley got into an altercation, Smedley fired twice at Patterson in what he says was an act of self defense. No arrests yet in the incident that happened about 6:30 Sunday night off Peach Lane in Redding. Anyone with information is urged to contact Shasta County authorities.