SAN DIEGO — One person was shot Wednesday morning near a freeway onramp, California Highway Patrol confirmed.
The shooting took place shortly before 4 a.m. in an aqueduct near the westbound State Route 94 onramp at Home Avenue, Public Information Officer Jesse Matias said in a news release.
San Diego Police Department officers initially responded to the scene after receiving reports of multiple gunshots, authorities said. SDPD then contacted CHP, who took over the investigation.
Upon arrival, police found one victim who suffered at least one gunshot wound and was taken to a nearby hospital, according to CHP. His injuries were considered to not be life threatening.
The suspect is still outstanding and was described by police as Hispanic man with a thin build, last seen wearing a grey hoodie and riding a yellow bicycle near Home Avenue.
The shooting remains under investigation and CHP urged anyone with information on this incident to contact the CHP Special Investigations Unit during business hours at 858-293-6000.