San Mateo police investigate gang related shooting leaving one person injured

SAN MATEO (KRON) — San Mateo police are investigating a shooting, that injured one victim and involving multiple suspects.

The shooting occurred at 8:40 p.m. in the 600 block of Patricia Avenue in San Mateo, according to police.

Four male suspects entered the side yard of a residence, one them armed with a gun, approached a 22-year-old victim and opened fire.

Police said the victim was shot in the leg, and has sustained a non-life threatening injury.

The police believe this was not a random shooting and believe it to be gang related, and the suspect specifically targeted.

No other information was available at this time, but the San Mateo police urges anyone with additional information to please call the police department at 650-522-7676.

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