The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has reported an injury resulting from a shooting incident in the parking lot of Parkway Plaza Mall.
Deputies have stated that the incident occurred at approximately 4:40 p.m. on Saturday, outside the Spirit Halloween Store at Parkway Plaza, situated at 291 Fletcher Parkway in El Cajon.
Following the shooting, the 16-year-old male victim entered the Halloween store in a state of distress, while the assailant fled the scene, as per the sheriff’s department.
The victim was promptly transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
The El Cajon Police Department also provided a response to the incident.
This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.