Suspect wounded in officer-involved shooting in Logan Heights

LOGAN HEIGHTS (KUSI) – A suspect was wounded Monday afternoon after he allegedly pulled a gun and exchanged fire with officers Monday during a foot chase in Logan Heights.

The shooting in the 3300 block of National Avenue took place shortly before 3:30 p.m., according to the San Diego Police Department.

Medics took the suspect, Enrique Aguilar, 30, to a hospital for treatment of injuries that are considered non-life-threatening, a detective told reporters at the scene.

The man, who was suspected of a drug-related offense, was known to officers. His name was not immediately released. No other injuries were reported.

Two officers, one a 20-year veteran and one who has been on the force for a year and a half, opened fire, police said.

A handgun was recovered at the scene, according to the SDPD.

Police shut down four blocks of the east-west street on which the shooting occurred to allow for investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident, including eyewitnesses and those with photo or video footage of this incident are asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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