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Gunfire erupts in Valencia Park, man shot in chest

Posted at 10:25 PM, Aug 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-15 09:13:46-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Multiple shots were fired in San Diego’s Valencia Park neighborhood Sunday night, leaving a man with life-threatening injuries.

San Diego Police said the shooting happened at around 9:55 p.m. in the 5800 block of Duluth Avenue, near Skyline Drive.

Officers responding to reports of at least a dozen shots fired in the area arrived to find a 38-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound to his chest.

The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but police believe he is expected to survive.

A 41-year-old woman who was standing next to the man when he was shot was not injured during the shooting, but her car was struck by gunfire, police stated.

According to SDPD officials, investigators recovered 13 shell casings at the scene.

Investigators did not have a description of the shooter available.