San Diego police
Police at the scene on 63rd Street following the Rolando shooting. Photo credit: OnScene.TV

A man was hospitalized early Sunday after being shot in the chest at an apartment complex in Rolando, the San Diego Police Department said.

The shots-fired call was reported shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday on 63rd Avenue near El Cajon Boulevard, Sgt. David Yu said.

Officers responding to the scene found the injured man, the sergeant said.

OnScene.TV reported the man was shot in a stairwell after leaving a party. The victim was taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Investigators did not release suspect information, but OnScene.TV described the shooter as a Hispanic male who fled on foot.

– City News Service

Updated 6 p.m. July 24, 2022