Man suffers gunshot wound steps from local park

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SAN DIEGO — A 24-year-old man was shot in the leg Friday morning in the North Park area, police said.

Dispatchers received a 911 call shortly before 4:20 a.m. from a person who reported a shooting in the 4000 block of Idaho Street, San Diego police Officer Sarah Foster said.

Officers responded to the area and found the 24-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg, Foster said.

The victim was taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest for treatment of his injuries, which were not believed to be life-threatening, the officer said.

No suspect descriptions were immediately available.

Detectives from SDPD’s mid-city division were investigating the circumstances leading up to the shooting.

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