Teen wounded in Escondido shooting

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — A teenager was recuperating in a hospital from serious gunshot wounds, and Escondido police are searching for his assailants.

Escondido shooting investigationDetective John Hurley said Escondido Police responded to call of a shooting about 9 p.m. Saturday in the area of Gamble Street and Lincoln Avenue.

“Officers arrived to find a 17-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his torso,” Hurley said. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Hurley said his condition was listed as serious and stabilizing.

The motive for the shooting was unclear.

Escondido police asked anyone with information to call Det. Hurley at 760-839-4738.

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