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Man shot at front door of a Chula Vista home

Posted at 7:09 AM, Dec 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 17:16:35-05

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- A man was rushed to the hospital after being shot at the front door of a Chula Vista home.

The shooting was reported just before 12:45 a.m. Friday in the 1000 block of Barrett Avenue, according to Chula Vista police.

Residents called police after hearing multiple gunshots ring through the neighborhood. Some residents who went outside to see what happened found the 33-year-old man lying in front of a door with multiple gunshot wounds.

A woman who lives in the home said the man does not live there and had run to the house to hide.

Emergency responders took the man to Scripps Mercy Hospital. Police said he is expected to survive his injuries.

Witnesses told 10News the victim yelled out a name when he was asked if he knew who shot him.

Police are searching for the suspected shooter and trying to determine the motive.