Man arrested after woman shot several times in Spring Valley

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SAN DIEGO -- A shooting in a neighborhood near Sweetwater Regional Park left a woman wounded Tuesday afternoon and the suspected gunman under arrest.

The gunfire in the 8400 block of Paseo Iglesia in Spring Valley was reported shortly before 3 p.m.

Medics took the victim, whose name and age were not released, to Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego for treatment of non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to her right hand and left arm, sheriff's Sgt. Matt Cook said.

Patrol personnel searched by ground and air for the assailant, identified as 30-year-old Jaquan Ramsey. Deputies arrested Ramsey just before 4 p.m.

"The handgun used to commit the crime was also recovered at the crime scene," Cook said.

Witnesses tell FOX 5 the suspect and victim were boyfriend and girlfriend and had gotten into a fight near her car, Authorities have yet to confirm that.