A San Diego police cruiser
A San Diego police cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A 25-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries when he was shot in the leg in the Mount Hope area, police said Thursday.

The incident happened shortly before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of Raven Street, San Diego police Officer Robert Heims said.

The victim was sitting outside of his house with a friend when a gold sedan stopped in front of the house and an argument ensued, Heims said.

The car drove away, made a U-turn and returned to the house. As the car drove by, a suspect fired 5 or 6 shots at the victim through the passenger window, Heims said.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his upper right leg and was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not expected to be life- threatening, Heims said.

The sedan sped away northbound on Raven Street, Heims said.

No suspect descriptions were immediately available.

Gang detectives responded to the scene and were investigating the incident.

–City News Service