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Woman sought in connection with Southcrest shooting

Posted at 10:17 AM, Aug 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 15:49:07-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police are searching for a woman suspected of shooting a woman in the Southcrest area Monday morning.

San Diego police said officers were called to the 900 block of South 39th Street just after 7 a.m. in response to a person injured in a shooting.

Officers arrived to find a woman with a gunshot wound to her chest. She was taken to UC San Diego Medical Center, but her condition is unknown as of 10 a.m.

Witnesses told police the suspected shooter, a woman, fled the scene in a silver sedan.

Moments after the shooting, the California Highway Patrol received a report of a crash on Interstate 805 near state Route 54 involving the vehicle believed to be driven by the suspected shooter.

CHP officials believes the suspected shooter may have been injured in the crash but left the scene.

Police are checking to see if the woman sought treatment at any area hospitals.