Police investigate shooting in El Cajon

Police: Man shot in the leg

EL CAJON, Calif. - An investigation was under way Wednesday in El Cajon, where a 22-year-old man was shot in the leg following an argument in the street.

The shooting in the 1300 block of Oakdale Avenue was reported at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to El Cajon police Lt. Mike Moulton. The victim was taken to a hospital but his wound was not life-threatening, he said in a statement.

It was not immediately clear what prompted the shooting or who the shooter might be, the lieutenant said.

Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to call El Cajon police at (619) 579-3311 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers' anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.

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