Man, 18, shot and wounded in Carlsbad

An 18-year-old man was shot and wounded Monday afternoon in a neighborhood of townhomes in Carlsbad, police stated.

A 911 caller reported listening to the gunfire and discovering the sufferer simply earlier than four p.m. on By way of Juanita, Carlsbad police spokeswoman Jodee Reyes stated in an announcement.

By way of Junaita is a brief, dead-end driveway lined with an identical indifferent garages simply off Avenida De Louisa in a leafy, sprawling advanced of townhouses that makes up a neighborhood off El Camino Actual not removed from The Shoppes at Carlsbad Mall.

When police arrived, they discovered an 18-year-old man who’d been shot within the leg, Lt. Greg White stated.

The sufferer stated he’d been shot “following a gathering with one other male,” Reyes stated within the assertion.

Police launched no particulars concerning the nature of the assembly nor an outline of the suspect, whom the sufferer and witnesses stated fled the world in a automobile.

Medics took the sufferer to a hospital for therapy of accidents that weren’t considered life-threatening, Reyes stated.

Police stated they interviewed witnesses and picked up proof on the scene and have been persevering with to actively examine the violent incident Monday evening.