Driver shot in head crashes car through fence

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ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- A man who had been shot in the head crashed a car through a fence in Escondido Wednesday.

Gunshots were heard in the vicinity of 15th Avenue and South Maple Street around 12:30 a.m., but none of the 911 callers saw what had happened, Escondido police Sgt. Shannon Martin said.

Officers en route to investigate were told shortly afterward that a car had crashed into a house at the corner of 15th Avenue and South Maple Street. They arrived to find the driver suffering from a gunshot wound to his head, Martin said.

The wounded man was taken to a hospital, Martin said. An update on his condition was not immediately available.

No one in the home was injured, Martin said

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