2 arrested after rocks thrown at SDPD officers

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SAN DIEGO -- A man suspected of being intoxicated injured a responding police officer Friday in Grant Hill, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Police were called to 30th and Market Street shortly after 2 p.m., responding to reports of an intoxicated man.

Officers attempted to confront him, but he began fighting them. One officer sustained minor injuries, police said.

Shortly after officers arrived, a crowd of about 30 people began forming in front of the House of Metamorphosis, a drug and alcohol treatment center at 2970 Market St., police said.

Some in the crowd began yelling at the officers, while a man in his late 20s began throwing rocks and was arrested, police said.

Police credited House of Metamorphosis staff for their assistance in calming the crowd.