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Police investigate shooting in Oceanside

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Posted at 10:50 PM, Dec 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-22 16:50:02-05

OCEANSIDE (KGTV) - Police are searching for the suspect who reportedly shot a man at the Oceanside Transit Center Saturday night.

Oceanside Police officers were called to the scene around 7:15 p.m. after receiving reports of a gunshot victim.

When officers arrived, they found the victim on the ground suffering a gunshot wound the abdomen.

The man was flown to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

At some point, the victim told police the suspect was staying at the Motel 6 along North Coast Highway.

Police searched the hotel room the suspect was reportedly staying in, but the suspect wasn’t found.

The shooting doesn't appear to be gang relates, police say.