Shooting Victim Walked into Chula Vista Hospital

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    NBC 7 News
    Officers collect evidence at the scene of the shooting on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.

    Chula Vista police officers are investigating a shooting reported by several residents early Monday.

    Residents called 911 to report the sound of gunshots around 5:18 a.m. on East Orange Avenue east of Hilltop Drive and west of Interstate 805.

    Approximately 10 minutes later, a man walked into the emergency room at Scripps Hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

    He told hospital staff members that he had been dropped off in the parking lot.

    While officers went to the hospital to interview the victim, other officer found evidence at the scene of the shooting.

    The woman who dropped off the victim returned to the hospital and was interviewed by investigators, officials said.

    The man’s wound is considered non-life threatening, police said.