The victim was shot at about 11:20 a.m., in broad daylight, as he was riding his bike on the eastbound sidewalk along South Raitt Street. The shooter pulled up in his car and shot the victim, according to the SAPD.
The victim was wounded in his upper body and he was treated at a local hospital, where he was in critical condition.
The shooter is thought to be an adult male. Not much else is know about the attacker. The police believe this drive by shooting was gang related.
Traffic was halted on Raitt St. between Warner and Edinger Avenues while SAPD detectives investigated the shooting. Drivers had to take detours around the area.
The shooting occurred near Carl Harvey Elementary School.