Detectives are Saturday trying to determine if the shooting of a 16-year-old boy and the stabbing of a 19-year-old man near and at an apartment complex in the Nestor community of San Diego are related, authorities said. .
Officers received a radio call around 11:45 p.m. Friday involving a shooting and located the 16-year-old boy near a bus stop at 1600 Oro Vista Road with a gunshot wound to his upper right thigh, said reported the San Diego Police Department. .
The teenager did not cooperate and provided no suspicious information. Paramedics rushed him to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers were advised during the shooting investigation that Chula Vista Police were responding to a stabbing victim at Scripps Mercy Chula Vista Hospital and the victim, a 19-year-old male, was stabbed in the neck in an apartment complex at 1600 Oro Vista Road.
The 19-year-old had been taken to hospital by two companions, who were uncooperative and unable to provide descriptions of suspects to police – but said the assault happened at a resort. apartments at 1600 Oro Vista Drive.
The 19-year-old was unable to provide a statement due to his medical condition.
“At this time, we are unable to confirm whether these incidents are related,” police said in a statement. “The stabbing victim required emergency surgery and was transported to UCSD Hillcrest. After the operation, the victim was listed as stable and expected to survive.
San Diego police urged anyone with information regarding the stabbing or shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
–City News Service