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Coast Guard crewmember injured after laser pointed at boat off San Diego coast

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Posted at 3:09 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 18:09:24-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A Coast Guard crewmember was injured after someone pointed a laser at a boat off the San Diego Coast Friday evening.

According to the Coast Guard, the incident happened Friday around 6:30 p.m. off the coast of Ocean Beach.

The crewmember was taken in for medical care after receiving eye injuries while aboard the Sea Otter, a 78-foot-long patrol boat.

San Diego Police checked the nearby pier in Ocean Beach, but were unable to locate any suspects.