Chollas Creek

3 Injured in Shooting Near Businesses in Chollas Creek: SDPD

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Three people were shot Wednesday night near a department store in Chollas Creek, police confirmed.

The shooting was reported at a shopping center on University Avenue near 54th Street, according to SDPD Officer Robert Heims. The space is shared by a Burlington store and a Northgate Market.

The incident started with an argument in the parking lot, according to SDPD. Pedestrians were arguing with shooting suspects who were in a car, and the car drove away recklessly after a few minutes, SDPD said.

The pedestrians went into the store to alert security, then the car drove by and a passenger opened fire. The security guard and two others were shot and then the car drove away, SDPD said.

SDPD Officer Darius Jamsetjee said the victims range in age from 15 to 24 years old.

No additional information was available. Check back for updates to this story.

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