Woman shot in neck near Lemon Grove


SAN DIEGO – Authorities are searching for a woman who they say shot another woman in the neck Wednesday night in southeastern San Diego near Lemon Grove.

It is unclear what prompted the shooting. San Diego police said they received a call about shots fired about 7:20 p.m. near the 8400 block of Carlisle Drive just north of Cardiff Street and Jamacha Road. Upon arrival, they identified the crime scene as being at the intersection of Skyline Drive and Canton Drive.

Once there, they found an adult woman with a gunshot wound to her neck and she was transported to a local hospital. Her condition was not immediately known. The victim’s identity was not disclosed by police.

“There was a large group of people in an argument at the location when the suspect fired a handgun several times, one of the shots hitting the victim in the neck,” San Diego police Officer John Buttle told the City News Service.

The suspect is described as a Black adult woman who was wearing a white tanktop and black leggings, police said.

No further details were available about the incident.

Check back for details on this developing story.

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