Man shot multiple times while sitting in his vehicle

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SAN DIEGO -- One person was shot in the Mountain View neighborhood Friday, authorities said.

The shooting was reported along the 900 block of South 45th Street, a few blocks west of Interstate 805.

A 40-year-old man was sitting in his vehicle when the shooter approached him and fired multiple shots at the man's upper body, police said. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries, which authorities said were not life-threatening.

Witnesses told police they saw a Hispanic man fleeing the scene at the time of the shooting, which was under investigation Friday afternoon.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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