Police search for gunman after man shot in chest

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gunpointSAN DIEGO — A shooting in a Mount Hope-area neighborhood left a 20-year-old man wounded Monday.

The gunfire in the 4100 block of Hilltop Drive was reported shortly before 10:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.

Medics took the victim to UCSD Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound to the chest. His condition was not immediately available.

The assailant was described as a roughly 5-toot-9-inch black man in his 20s with a short afro. He was wearing black shorts and a white tank top, SDPD Detective Gary Hassen said.

The motive for the shooting was unknown.