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El Centro man shot

(El Centro shooting)….Police say they were called at 7:10 Sunday evening.

The call came in from El Centro Regional Medical Center. Police arrived at the hospital to interview a 27-year-old man. The El Centro resident told officers he had just left a friends house and was riding his bicycle near the 600 block of Holt, when he noticed a dark vehicle following slowly behind him. The victim said as he continued to ride, he heard a shot and felt pain in his arm. The victim told police the vehicle then sped towards him as he attempted to flee to escape further injury. The vehicle continued past the victim and was last seen in the 800 block of Holt Avenue. Police say the victim rode to a friend’s house where he was able to get a ride to the hospital. El Centro Police Detectives are asking for help in identifying the vehicle or the suspects in this case. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Investigation Division of the El Centro Police Department. Callers can remain anonymous.