Man shot in Encanto, police searching for suspect

Posted at 10:36 AM, Dec 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-02 16:32:48-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Police were searching today for two men suspected of being involved in a shooting on an Encanto street.

A man and a woman were standing outside of a parked car on 59th Street near Market Street around 7:20 p.m. Saturday when two men approached them, San Diego Police Sgt. Michael Tansey said.

One suspect pulled out a handgun and shot at the male victim, who was hit once in his right ankle. The two suspects ran away north on 59th Street, then west on Kenwood

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One suspect was described as a black man with a red hooded sweatshirt and his hair in a ponytail, according to Tansey. A good description was not
available for the other suspect.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of his gunshot wound, which was not believed to be life-threatening, Tansey said.