A San Diego police cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A 29-year-old man was shot Tuesday morning in an alley in the Logan Heights area after two men pulled up in a car and asked him about his gang affiliation, police said.

The victim called 911 shortly before 12:20 a.m. to report that he had been shot in the 3000 block of Webster Avenue, San Diego Police Sgt. Michael Stirk said.

The 29-year-old man pulled into his driveway in an alley on the south side of the street, then got out of his vehicle to open the gate, Officer John Buttle said. As he was opening the gate, two men in a green Honda Civic pulled up, got out of the car and asked the victim where he was from.

The victim told the men he didn’t “bang” then one of the men pulled out a gun and opened fire, striking the victim in the leg, back and abdomen, the officer said.

His assailants then got back into the car and drove away, Buttle said.

The victim was taken to UCSD Medical Center in San Diego for treatment of his injuries, which were not believed to be life-threatening, Stirk said.

No detailed suspect descriptions were immediately available.

Detectives from the San Diego Police Department’s gang unit were investigating the shooting.

–City News Service

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