Investigation under way into Otay Mesa shooting

Incident reported near Byrd St, Norstad Ave

SAN DIEGO - An investigation was under way Monday into a shooting in Otay Mesa in which a 27-year-old man was shot in the leg by someone he was apparently talking to just moments before, police said.

The shooting near Byrd Street and Norstad Avenue was reported at 9:27 p.m. Sunday, according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.   

The victim, who was on foot, was seen talking to people inside a dark Dodge Charger when someone inside the vehicle opened fire, striking the victim in his leg, Delimitros said in a statement.

The wound was not life-threatening, he said.

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