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16-year-old in serious condition after being shot near trolley station in Chollas View

Posted at 7:15 AM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 20:28:13-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A 16-year-old boy was hospitalized Sunday after being shot in Chollas View.

According to police, the shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. at an apartment complex near the 47th Street Trolley Station.

10News spoke to the victim's mother. She said her eldest son, Ricardo Dominguez was shot in the right hip. The bullet went through the main artery but missed his organs. She said Ricardo is now sedated at the ICU -- in serious but stable condition.

Witnesses told police two cars were seen speeding from the area, but no word on whether or not the vehicles were involved in the shooting.

Ricardo Dominguez's mother has set up a fundraiser page. If you would like to donate, click HERE.

Anyone with information is asked to call San Diego Police.