North Park

Man With Shopping Cart Wanted in North Park Hammer Attack

The attack occurred in the heart of the popular San Diego neighborhood

A large sign marks the North Park neighborhood in San Diego in this June 2022 file photo.
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A man hit in the head with a hammer in the heart of North Park is lucky to be alive.

The victim was near the intersection of 31st Street and University Avenue on Tuesday when a man in his 30s pushing a shopping cart struck him, according to San Diego police.

After the incident, the bleeding victim went into a nearby CVS for help. The suspect then fled on foot, investigators said.

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