Man shot by hooded gunman in Valencia Park

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A shooting investigation was under way Thursday in
Valencia Park, where a 28-year-old man was shot in the neck by a young hooded
gunman who rode up on a BMX bicycle, police said.

The shooting in the 200 block of 53th Street was reported at 9:13 p.m.
Wednesday, according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.

The victim was sitting in his car when the gunman rode up on a BMX bike
and fired off two rounds, striking him once in his neck, he said in a

The victim drove himself to a nearby hospital, Delimitros said, noting
the wound was not life-threatening.

Police described the gunman as black, 19-20 years old, last seen wearing
a gray hoodie and riding a BMX bike.

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