San Diego Sheriff's cruiser vehicle
A San Diego Sheriff’s cruiser. Courtesy of the department

A shooting in a residential neighborhood near Mount Helix left two men wounded Tuesday afternoon.

The gunfire in the 3900 block of Calavo Drive in Casa De Oro was reported at about 4:20 p.m., said Lt. Ted Greenawald of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Paramedics took the victims to a hospital for treatment of wounds of undetermined severity, the lieutenant said.

There was no immediate description of the shooter or shooters, and the circumstances that led to the firearm assault were unclear, according to Greenawald.

City News Service contributed to this article.