SALINAS (CBS SF) — An 18-year-old man is in critical condition and on life support at a Bay Area hospital after he was shot in the head at an intersection in Watsonville Sunday afternoon, a police spokesman said.

At 2:14 p.m., Watsonville police responded to a shooting at the intersection of Maple and Marchant streets downtown where officers found the victim with a gunshot injury to his head, Sgt. Eric Montalbo said.

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The wounded man was slumped over the wheel of his vehicle that had driven partly onto a sidewalk, Montalbo said.

Officers obtained general descriptions of the shooting suspects and their vehicle and notified other law enforcement agencies in the Santa Cruz County but the suspects were not located, he said.

The victim remained in critical condition this evening while on life support at a Bay Area trauma center, he said.

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Several Watsonville police detectives are following leads in the case and are seeking a potential witness to the shooting who was driving a white vehicle similar to a Chevrolet Equinox but who has not come forward, the sergeant said.

Police are requesting the witness and anyone else with information about the shooting to call the Police Department at (831) 471-1150 or leave a message at the department’s crime tip line at (831) 768-3544.

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