Man shot, wounded while riding bicycle in Logan Heights

Posted at 6:22 AM, Apr 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-14 13:53:20-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 40-year-old man was shot and wounded while riding his bicycle early Saturday morning in Logan Heights.

The shooting was reported at 1:20 a.m. in the 2900 block of Marcy Avenue, said San Diego police Sgt. Michael Tansey.

The victim was riding his bicycle on the sidewalk westbound on Marcy Avenue when someone inside a black Jeep Cherokee that was parked along the north side of the street exited the passenger side and fired several rounds at the victim, Tansey said.

The bicyclist was struck twice by the gunfire and fled on his bicycle. He rode into a fast food restaurant in the area of 29th Street and National Avenue, where he was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening wounds, Tansey said.

The victim sustained a gunshot wound to his buttocks and left lower leg, Tansey said.

The gunman was described as Hispanic, in is mid 20s, wearing a black shirt and dark pants, according to Tansey.