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Man survives being shot 8 times, gunmen on the loose

Posted at 6:41 AM, Dec 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-10 12:06:37-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A man who was ambushed and shot eight times by two gunmen early Sunday morning suffered non-life-threatening injuries, a San Diego Police Department officer said.

The shooting happened at around 12:20 a.m. at 4700 Uvas St. in the Chollas View neighborhood between 47th and Market streets in San Diego.

A 27-year-old male victim was standing on the sidewalk when a white sedan pulled up, said SDPD officer Robert Heims. Two Hispanic males got out of the vehicle and fired several rounds at the victim, striking him eight times.

The suspects got back in the car and fled northbound 4700 Uvas St., said Heims.

The victim was transported to the hospital and with non-life-threatening injuries. No other information about the victim or his injuries was released at time.

The suspects were described as Hispanic males wearing black plaid shirts. SDPD Southeastern Division Detectives are investigating.