Man shot in neck found in City Heights alley

Posted at 5:19 AM, Feb 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-22 22:32:54-05

SAN DIEGO - A man was shot in the neck in a City Heights alley early Wednesday morning and hospitalized, police said.

Paramedics went shortly before 4 a.m. to an alley in the 3800 block of 37th Street, near University Ave., in response to a report of a gunshot victim, according to Officer Tony Martinez.

10News learned some nearby residents heard gunfire in the area at around 2 a.m., but police were not notified at the time.

Nearly two hours later, someone saw a man bleeding in the alley and called for help.

Paramedics called police, then transported the 33-year-old victim to a local hospital. His name was not released and no information about a possible suspect was provided.