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Man shot while pumping gas at Barrio Logan Shell station

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Posted at 12:33 PM, Dec 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-31 15:33:00-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man shot while pumping gas was hospitalized and four people were being sought in connection with the shooting, San Diego Police said Friday.

SDPD Officer Robert Heims said the incident occurred about 9:57 p.m. Thursday at the corner of South 28th Street and Boston Avenue in the Barrio Logan area.

"A 19-year-old man was pumping gas into a car at the Shell Gas Station when he heard several gunshots," said Heims. "A bullet hit him in the forehead. He was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries."

According to a witness, Heims said four people suspected of being involved in the shooting were seen running away southbound toward Boston Avenue. They were described as two Hispanic females and two Hispanic males in their late teens to early 20s.

The shooting victim was not identified.

SDPD Central Division detectives were continuing an investigation.

Anyone with information related to the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.