Man in parked SUV shot in Chula Vista

Posted at 6:46 AM, Oct 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-23 16:17:44-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - Police are searching for whoever shot a man as he sat in his car on a Chula Vista street early Monday morning.

Chula Vista police said a man was in a Jeep Cherokee parked on Monserate Avenue, near East Palomar Street, at about 6 a.m. when someone approached the SUV and fired at least two shots.

The man in the SUV suffered gunshot wounds to his leg and was taken to UC San Diego Medical Center. The victim is expected to be OK.

The shooter was described as a Hispanic man, about 6 feet tall with a medium build.