Valencia Park

13 Shell Casings Found After Man Shot in Valencia Park Area of San Diego

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A resident in the Valencia Park neighborhood of San Diego reported hearing multiple shots fired, then found their neighbor on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound around 10 p.m. Sunday, San Diego Police said.

The neighbor reported hearing a vehicle speed off afterward, according to San Diego Police Department Watch Commander Officer John Buttle.

The 38-year-old victim, who was shot in the chest, was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, Officer Buttle said. Police added the victim is expected to survive.

A 41-year-old woman was standing near the victim and was unhurt. Her car, however, was struck by the gunfire. A total of 13 shell casings were found at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the case is encouraged to contact SDPD's Southeast Division at (619) 527-3500. Anonymous tips can be made by contacting Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

This is a developing story. Keep checking back as NBC 7 will update this page as more information arrives.

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