By Gina Yarbrough
Lemon Grove, CA–A male transient was shot in front of a grocery store Wednesday in Lemon Grove, the Sheriff’s Department said.
Deputies responded to a 6:20 p.m. report of a shooting that occurred in front of the Albertsons, located at 7090 Broadway.
When they arrived at the location they noticed a transient adult male on the ground and had been shot multiple times. Deputies learned the victim appeared to have been shot from a passing vehicle.
An active-duty Marine was in the area and retrieved his “go bag” and provided first aid to the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He is out of surgery and is currently listed in stable condition, according to Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sergeant Pat Fox.
The incident is under investigation.