A man was shot in the head Wednesday in Spring Valley.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he is in surgery, said Lt. Robert Smith of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

The shooting in the 8700 block of Ildica Street occurred at little after 5:45 p.m., Smith said.

The suspect, driving a blue Honda Civic, was last seen going westbound on Ildica Street towards Sweetwater Road, Smith said.

— City News Service