The man’s wounds were not considered life-threatening. Paramedics rushed him to an area trauma center, according to a department statement.
The shooting victim had a confrontation with another man in the 3000 block of Imperial Avenue about 8:30 p.m. Friday, according to the statement.
During the altercation, the suspect shot the victim at least three times and then fled on foot.
The suspect was described as a Latino man with a thin build and was last seen wearing dark clothing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the San Diego Police Department at (619) 531-2204.