Masked gunman shoots teen in parking lot

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SAN DIEGO -- A 19-year-old man was shot and wounded in the stomach Thursday evening in the City Heights section of San Diego.

The shooting was reported at 8:23 p.m. in the area of Cherokee Avenue and El Cajon Boulevard, according to San Diego police Officer Robert Heims.

The victim was standing in a parking lot when a suspect with a bandana covering his face pulled up in an older white van and opened fire, Heims said.

The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Heims said.