Man bitten by rattlesnake in East County

La Mesa, Calif. - A 24-year-old man was bitten by a rattlesnake in East County Sunday.

The man was flown to Grossmont Hospital after being bitten in a remote part of Japatul Valley.

It is the second time in the last week that a San Diego county resident has been bitten by a snake. 

A 5-year-old girl was bitten while she played near a community pool in Spring Valley.  The girl was also treated at Grossmont Hospital.

The condition of the man is unknown at this time.

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