UPDATE 11:40 p.m.: The shooting that injured a man in Paso Robles was a drive-by, according to police.
Paso Robles police arrived at the 100 block of Santa Ynez Avenue around 8:15 p.m. after gunshots were heard in the neighborhood, according to a news release. Neighbors told officers they saw a dark-colored sedan leave the area right after the shots were fired.
Officers found the victim at Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton. He told officers he had been standing on Santa Ynez Avenue when the driver of a dark-colored sedan fired a handgun at him.
The driver and the passenger were both males and possibly white or Hispanic, the victim told police.
It's not known whether the shooting was gang-related, according to the news release.
The victim's leg injury was not life-threatening, according to police, and he was expected to be released from the hospital within 24 hours.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Paso Robles Police Department at 237-6464 or Crime Stoppers at 549-STOP.
Original story: A man was shot Friday night near Sherwood Park in Paso Robles, according to reports broadcast over the emergency scanner.
The victim was taken to a local hospital with a gunshot wound in his left thigh. Police described the weapon as a small-caliber handgun.
Sheriff's Department officials advised local law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for a dark green or black car with a spoiler and tinted windows, possibly a Mitsubishi Lancer, driven by a white male in his 20s with a shaved head wearing a baseball cap. Another white male was in the car with him, according to scanner reports. The car was reportedly heading toward San Miguel.