Teen injured in shooting during fight at Teralta East apartment complex

San Diego Police Patrol
A San Diego police patrol car. Photo courtesy of OnScene.TV

A fight outside a Teralta East apartment complex escalated into a shootout Friday that left an 18-year-old man wounded.

The shots erupted shortly before 4 p.m. as patrol officers were responding to a report of a group of about 10 youths fighting near the intersection of Orange Avenue and 44th Street, according to the San Diego Police Department.

After the shooting, the group dispersed, SDPD officer Darius Jamsetjee said.

Paramedics took the victim to a hospital for treatment of injuries of undetermined severity.

Police did not have an immediate description of the shooter, Jamsetjee said.

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