3 Hospitalized in San Bernardino Subway Shooting

Two people were struck by gunfire, and one person was cut on the face when glass shattered during the shooting

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    The gunman responsible for sending three people to the hospital after he opened fire at a strip mall in San Bernardino is still at large. Gordon Tokumatsu reports from San Bernardino for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014. (Published Monday, Apr 14, 2014)

    At least three people were hospitalized after a gunman opened fire at a Subway restaurant in San Bernardino Monday afternoon, police said.

    The shooting happened just after 1 p.m. in the 500 block of West Highland Avenue, said San Bernardino Police Sgt. Rich Lawhead.

    Though police do not yet know a motive for the shooting, officials said a confrontation ensued between the gunman and another person inside the Subway.

    The fight moved to a sidewalk outside of a laundromat when the gunman shot the man, police said.

    A witness who went to a nearby store to buy some candy said she heard six gunshots and then saw the victim lying face down on the ground in a pool of blood.

    "He's laying there shot, and you know, all I could do is ask his name and start praying," witness Renae Jones said.

    The gunman turned around and fired, striking another person in the parking lot. An innocent bystander was cut on her face with glass that shattered from the gunfire.

    One of the gunshot victims drove himself to the hospital, while the other was taken by paramedics. The third person was being treated for cuts from the glass.

    "We have two males that are suffering from gunshot wounds," Lawhead said. "One of them is obviously very serious."

    The shooter was still at large Monday evening, police said.

    Police initially heard one person was dead, but they later said that was not true.