San Diego

Man Shot in Face in Southcrest

When the suspect attempted to escape, police pursued the vehicle until it crashed.

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A man was shot in the face in the Southcrest area Saturday.

The 34-year-old was outside 4000 Boston Ave. when a white vehicle drove by around 5 p.m.

According to San Diego Police Officer Robert Heims, the shooter fired several rounds from inside the vehicle, leaving the victim with non-life-threatening injuries. He was taken to a hospital.

Police saw the suspect vehicle trying to escape and pursued it until it crashed.

One person was taken into custody, but another was still at large.

Gang detectives were investigating.

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