National City police are investigating the shooting of a teenager outside a bakery on E. 18th Street.
Emergency crews found the 19-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds outside the Denis’s Bakery on the corner of E. 18th Street and Highland Avenue Monday.
Officers received a call reporting several shots fired at that location around 9 p.m.
The teenager was transported to UCSD Medical Center with what officials described as critical injuries. He was said to be in surgery late Monday night.
Several hours later, National City police investigators said they were looking for two suspects seen leaving in a gray sedan traveling northbound on Highland Ave.