A physical altercation began between the group and other party attendees and during the fight, a man in the group drew a gun and fired three shots. Photo via OnScene.TV.com

A man was hospitalized Saturday after being shot in the arm in the College East neighborhood of San Diego.

Officers from the San Diego Police Department responded  at 1:37 a.m. to the  6000 block of Pembroke Drive where the residents of the home were hosting a party and a group of people arrived and began causing a disturbance, Officer David O’Brien said.

A physical altercation began between the group and other party attendees and during the fight, a man in the group drew a gun and fired three shots.

The victim sustained a single gunshot wound to the right arm, O’Brien said.  He was taken to a hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

The suspect was described as a man in his 20s, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and heavyset, police said.

Detectives from the department’s Eastern Division are investigating the shooting and anyone with information related to it is was asked to call 858- 495-7900 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

–City News Service



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