San Diego police investigate shooting in Colina Del Sol neighborhood

Posted at 8:08 AM, Nov 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-16 11:11:32-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Two men were wounded in a shooting Thursday night in the Colinas Del Sol neighborhood of San Diego.

Police responded about 8 p.m. to 4300 Dawson Ave. and located a 42-year-old man shot in a leg and a 28-year-old man shot in the abdomen, according to Officer Robert Heims of the San Diego Police Department.

An investigation determined the shooter fired into a crowd of people having a barbecue on the sidewalk, striking the two men, before he and a companion fled eastbound on El Cajon Boulevard and then southbound on 53rd Street, Heims said.

Both victims were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening wounds.

A detailed description of the shooter or his companion was not immediately available.

Anyone with information about this incident was asked to call the department's Gang Detectives at (619) 531-2847 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.