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1 wounded in San Diego County vehicle-to-vehicle shooting

May 6, 2019

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — San Diego County sheriff’s detectives are looking for a motorist who pulled alongside another vehicle and opened fire with a shotgun, wounding a passenger.

The Sheriff’s Department says the shooting occurred just before midnight Sunday near El Cajon.

According to a statement, three people in a vehicle were heading south on Interstate 8 when a Ford SUV drove up alongside and its driver pointed the weapon at them and fired three rounds, then sped away.

Shotgun pellets struck a passenger in the head and the victim was hospitalized with injuries described as not life-threatening.