A 16-year-old boy was shot in the thigh Saturday in a City Heights alley, police said. Photo via OnScene.TV.

 A 16-year-old boy was shot in the thigh Saturday in a City Heights alley, police said.

The shooting happened at 1:29 a.m. Saturday in an alley in the 3200 block of 40th Street, a San Diego Police Department watch commander said.

The boy was taken to a hospital with a wound that was not considered to be life-threatening.

The victim was uncooperative with officers and no description of the shooter was immediately given, authorities said.

— City News Service, Inc.