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Man shot in arm at Southcrest-area park

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A group of assailants beat, stabbed and shot a man as he was walking to work through a Southcrest-area park early Wednesday.

The attackers jumped the man in the vicinity of Southcrest Recreation Center about 5:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.

Patrol officers responding to the crime found the victim at 43rd Street and Keeler Avenue. Medics took him to a hospital for treatment of apparently non-life-threatening injuries, including gunshot wounds to one of his arms and his back.

The motive for the assault was unknown, and the perpetrators remained at large as of mid-afternoon, Officer Billy Hernandez said.

The suspect was described as a thin and roughly 5-foot-3 Hispanic man wearing a blue jacket who fled in a white Toyota Camry.

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