San Diego Police Department

Cars Peppered With Bullets Near Linda Vista Park

Police said shots were fired on Levant Street, possibly at a man carrying a baseball bat, at around 7:30 p.m. Friday

San Diego police are investigating a strange shooting near a park in Linda Vista that left several cars peppered with bullet holes.

According the San Diego Police Department (SDPD), the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday near Linda Vista Community Park in the 7000 block of Levant Street.

Police said witnesses reported seeing a man carrying a bat, running down the street apparently chasing someone. A short time later, a car pulled up in the area and someone in that car fired off several shots at the man who had the bat.

Witnesses heard about four or five shots; the bullets hit several parked cars in the area.

Fortunately, no one was hurt.

The shooting happened very close to an apartment complex, as well as the park. There were still people at the park when the shots rang out.

Both the man with the bat and the shooting suspect fled the scene. No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

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