19-year-old shot at Sunset Cliffs faces long recovery from injuries

Posted at 1:32 PM, Apr 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-20 16:32:35-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - The family of a teenage woman shot and injured at Sunset Cliffs updated her condition Friday.

The unidentified 19-year-old victim was shot twice and left to die on the stairs near the ocean, a GoFundMe account set up by her aunt reported.

A person walking near Ladera Street and Sunset Cliffs Blvd. found the woman bleeding the morning of April 12 and called police. The victim had no idea what happened to her, police said.

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She suffered a ruptured ear canal, spinal surgery, loss of feeling in her fingers and legs, and damage to her spinal cord, according to the GoFundMe page.

Her family is anticipating months of physical therapy and is asking for money for medical and household bills while her mother is by her side.