Man Shot While Driving in Chula Vista

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    A man and his girlfriend were shot at while driving in Chula Vista Sunday morning, Chula Vista Police said.

    At about 9:15 a.m., police went to the hospital where a man was being treated for gunshot wounds. His girlfriend was outside the trauma center in his SUV, which had multiple bullet holes.

    She told police she was driving near the 400 block of Orsett Street and stopped when a man approached the car and fired at her boyfriend in the passenger’s seat.

    She was able to drive away as the suspect continued firing shots at the car. The victim’s girlfriend was not injured, but the man sustained non-life threatening wounds.

    The suspect is a man in his 30’s armed with a small caliber hand gun.

    The department’s Crimes of Violence unit is investigating the incident.