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19-year-old shot in Chicano Park, police investigating

Posted at 9:05 PM, Mar 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 00:05:22-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police are investigating after a 19-year-old was shot in Chicano Park Wednesday night.

According to San Diego Police, the teen was walking with a group of men in the park just before 7 p.m. when an argument broke out and an unknown suspect pulled out a handgun.

Several shots were fired at the 19-year-old, who was hit twice by the gunfire, police say.

The victim ran away from the scene and was taken to the hospital by an acquaintance. He sustained non-life threatening injuries, police say.

Both the victim and acquaintance were unable to provide any details about the shooting. The San Diego Police Department’s gang unit is investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.