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Man, 27, shot and critically wounded in Mountain View area

San Diego Police
Posted at 6:27 AM, Feb 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-27 09:27:47-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 27-year-old man was shot and critically wounded in the Mountain View area of San Diego and remains hospitalized in intensive care today, according to San Diego police.

The shooting took place at 7:15 p.m. Friday in the 3700 block of Ocean View Boulevard, said SDPD Officer John Buttle.

The victim was shot three times and was initially facing life- threatening wounds, Buttle said. One shot was in the chest and resulted in a collapsed lung and possible paralysis. The other two bullets hit his legs, but doctors managed to stabilize his condition.

A motive for the shooting was unknown. A description of the shooter was not available.

Anyone with information on this shooting was asked to call the SDPD at 619-531-2000 or 858-484-3154. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.