A 34-year-old man was hospitalized Friday after being shot in the head in the Teralta West neighborhood of San Diego.
San Diego Police were called at 6:07 p.m. to the 4200 block of Van Dyke Avenue, where they learned that the victim was walking with the suspect when a witness heard a popping sound and saw the victim fall and the suspect walk quickly away.
Officer Robert Heims said the victim was taken to a hospital with a head wound that was not considered life-threatening.
The suspect was wearing dark clothes and was last seen heading eastbound in the 4200 block of Orange Avenue, Heims said.
Detectives from the department’s Mid-City Division are handling the investigation, Anyone with information related to it was asked to call 619-516-3000 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.