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1 Hospitalized After Shooting Near San Jose’s Christmas In The Park

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Police on the scene of a shooting near Christmas in the Park on Downtown San Jose on December 20, 2013. (CBS)

Police on the scene of a shooting near Christmas in the Park on Downtown San Jose on December 20, 2013. (CBS)

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SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) – A man was found shot in a parking lot near Christmas in the Park in Downtown San Jose, authorities said Friday night.

Authorities rushed to the lot, located on the corner of First and San Fernando Streets around 10:30 p.m. The scene of the shooting is about a block from one of the Bay Area’s most popular destinations during the holiday season.

A witness, who did not want to give his name, told KPIX 5 that he heard about five to six gunshots. Other witnesses said they saw someone running away from the scene at the time of the shooting.

Authorities said the victim was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition was not immediately available.

Police on the scene said they interviewed several witnesses and that a search is underway for at least one shooter. A description of the suspect has not been released.

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