ESCONDIDO (CNS) - Escondido police sought a suspect Saturday in a shooting which left a 17-year-old partygoer with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg, police said.
The shooting, which was reported about 8:50 p.m., happened outside a residence in the 1300 block of South Escondido Boulevard where a party was taking place, according to Escondido police Lt. Craig Carter. The alleged shooter walked up to the gate in front of the house and fired, striking a 17-year-old boy in the leg.
The teen was taken to a hospital and police did not believe his injury to be life-threatening, Carter said.
Police did not provide a description of the shooter but asked anyone with information on the incident to contact them at (760) 743-8477, or to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. An anonymous tip can also be placed on the Escondido Police Department's website at police.escondido.org.
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