Man shot in face before police chase, crash

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SAN DIEGO — Police took one person into custody after a shooting led to a police chase in San Diego Saturday.

The San Diego Police Department said a man was shot in the face while standing outside in the 4000 block of Boston Avenue around 5 p.m.

San Diego police said the shooter fired several rounds from inside a white car, leaving the 34-year-old man with injuries not considered life-threatening. As he headed to the hospital, police started chasing a vehicle they believed was involved in the shooting.

A police spokesperson said the car crashed and one person was taken into custody. A second person was reportedly still at large. Officers are now working to learn if the driver is connected to the shooting. The police department said gang detectives were investigating.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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