NATIONAL CITY, Calif. — Two people were shot in National City Saturday night, according to authorities.
The National City Police Department said officers responded to the block of 2500 East Plaza Boulevard around 10 p.m. and found two Hispanic victims on the ground with gunshot wounds.
The National City Fire Department told FOX 5 that first responders had to provide immediate life support to the two victims, a 20-year-old man and 17-year-old juvenile. Their identities have not yet been released.
Both people were transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital with life-threatening injuries. On Wednesday, police said both victims remain in the hospital in critical condition.
NCPD detectives are investigating the motives and events that led up to the shooting.
Officials say information gathered so far has revealed that the suspects arrived and fled the scene in an unknown dark colored sedan. The suspect vehicle was occupied by at least two unknown individuals, according to police.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is encouraged to contact the National City Police Department Investigations Division at 619-336-4460 or Crime Stoppers at 888.580.8477.