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18-year-old shot in chest, arm at Chula Vista park

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Posted at 7:10 PM, Oct 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-13 09:20:16-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — Chula Vista Police are investigating after a young man was shot at a South Bay park Monday afternoon.

Officers were called to SDG&E Park in the 1400 block of Hilltop Drive around 4 p.m. after receiving reports of a shooting.

When they arrived, officers located 18-year-old Adrian Gonzalez suffering from gunshot wounds to his left arm and chest.

Gonzalez was taken to the hospital and is believed to be in stable condition, according to police.

Investigators later learned that a group of people, including Gonzalez, gathered in the park for a fight when an unknown suspect fired a handgun, striking the victim before leaving the scene.

Police said the motive of the shooting is unclear.

The suspected shooter is believed to be a male 16-20 years old, wearing dark-colored clothing.

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