Investigators said the man was wounded when shots were fired outside Rica’s Bar & Nightclub in the vicinity of Broadway and J Street in Chula Vista.
The victim’s friend was driving him to the hospital when she was pulled over for speeding. Police arrested her for suspected drunken driving and called an ambulance for the wounded man. Paramedics took him to UCSD Medical Center for treatment of the gunshot wound.
Police did not provide a description of the shooter. Chula Vista police are asking for any witnesses to the early morning incident to come forward.