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Gunman Fires Into Car In San Leandro, Passenger Critically Injured

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SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) — A 30-year-old Oakland man was critically injured when someone fired a gun at a car that was stopped at a traffic light in San Leandro early Monday morning, police said.

Around 1 a.m., police responded to a report of a male hit by gunfire in the 14200 block of East 14th Street. They found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, San Leandro police said.

The man had been sitting in the passenger seat of the car when two suspects approached on foot and one fired a handgun at the car as it drove away, according to police.

The driver was not injured in the shooting, police said. The passenger was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Police described the shooter as a black male in his teens or early 20s. The second suspect is believed to be a black man in his early 20s. Both were wearing dark clothing.

The San Leandro Police Department is asking anyone with information about the shooting to call the department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (510) 577-3230 or the Anonymous Tip Line at (510) 577-3278.

(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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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