A teen was hospitalized Friday night after being shot in the chest while walking in Escondido, said Escondido police.
The 14-year-old boy was walking northbound in the 600 block of Escondido Blvd when he was struck by the bullet of a small caliber gun at about 9:45 p.m., police said.
Detectives in the case aren’t sure whether the teen was the intended target.
The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
No other information, including a suspect description, was provided.