SAN DIEGO (CNS) — A 42-year-old man was hospitalized Saturday after being shot in the arm in a Teralta West neighborhood alley, police said.
The victim was in an alley in the 4100 block of 42nd Street at about 3:29 a.m. Saturday when he was confronted by several suspects, according to Officer Dave O'Brien of the San Diego Police Department.
"During the altercation, one of the suspects produced a handgun and fired several shots at the victim, who was stuck once in the right upper arm," the officer said.
The suspects fled in a sport utility vehicle, O'Brien said. The victim was taken to a hospital by ambulance. His arm wound was not considered to be life-threatening.
The SDPD's Mid City division was handling the investigation.