A 15-year-old boy was shot Saturday afternoon while walking along a south San Jose sidewalk Saturday afternoon, and is being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries, according to San Jose Police.
The assailant or assailants fled before police arrived.
Police said the shooting may be gang related.
The victim was found on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of Pomona avenue. Police said he had been shot at least once a few moments earlier on the 200 block of San Jose Avenue.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call the San Jose Police Department, Gang Investigations Unit, at (408) 277-3835. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can call the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at (408) 947-STOP (7867) or visit: http://svcrimestoppers.org/.
Contact Pete Carey at 408-920-5419