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Shelter in place lifted after shooting in La Mesa neighborhood

Posted at 7:43 PM, Jun 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 02:31:51-04

LA MESA, Calif. (KGTV) -- Residents were told to shelter in place following a shooting in a La Mesa neighborhood Thursday evening.

La Mesa Police tweeted Thursday evening that neighbors near Harris Street and Waite Drive needed to shelter in place just before 6:30 p.m.

A little over an hour later, the department said residents no longer needed to shelter in place.

According to police, a woman was shot inside a home in the neighborhood and was able to call police to report the incident. The woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say they are searching for a suspect, but have no description at this time.

The neighborhood is located just off State Route 94 blocks away from Vista La Mesa Academy.