FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) — A man was shot in the chest and suffered cuts on his head when he was attacked while working on his car in Fairfield early Wednesday morning, police said.

A citizen called police around 4 a.m. about an argument and a possible gunshot in the 500 block of Taylor Street, Sgt. Troy Oviatt said.

About an hour later, a 29-year-old man was brought to the NorthBay Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound in the chest and numerous lacerations to his head, Oviatt said.

The victim was rushed into surgery and is expected to survive, Oviatt said.

The victim said he was shot and attacked by two men in the 500 block of Taylor Street while working on his car. The victim saw the men flee south on Taylor Street, and the motive of the attack is unknown, Oviatt said.

Police were still looking for the suspects.

One of the suspects is a white male approximately 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and was armed with a handgun, Oviatt said. Police could not provide a description of the second suspect.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


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