Man shot in leg while standing near memorial on busy San Diego road

Posted at 7:41 AM, Oct 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-15 10:41:59-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 26-year-old man was shot in the leg today while he was standing near a memorial in the Linda Vista neighborhood, detectives said.

The victim was at 2200 Comstock St. at 2 a.m. when he was shot in the leg and fell to the ground, according to San Diego police officer Robert Heims.

A friend of the victim transported him to the hospital, Heims added. The injuries are non-life-threatening. There is no suspect description, and it is unknown where the suspect fled.

San Diego Police Western Division Detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information related to the incident should call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.