A witness found a teenager suffering from a gunshot wound in an alley in Carlsbad Monday afternoon, the Carlsbad Police Department said.
CPD said the witness heard a popping noise just before 4 p.m. and found the 18-year-old man in an alley on the 2700 block of Via Juantia.
Officers arrived on scene and were told by the victim that he had been shot following a meeting with another man.
Medics transported the victim to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect fled in a vehicle in an unknown direction.
The investigation is ongoing, CPD said.
No other information was available.
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