Paso Robles police are searching for a suspect in an early morning shooting after a resident was approached by another man with a gun while on his way to work.
No one was injured in the incident but several parked cars were damaged by gunfire, the Paso Robles Police Department said in a news release.
At about 5:56 a.m., officers were called to the 800 block of Sycamore Canyon Road for a report of gunshots. A 34-year-old resident reported being assaulted by an armed man.
The suspected victim, who has not been identified, told officers he was leaving for work when he was confronted by a man with a handgun who chased him while firing shots.
Detectives have not located any witnesses, but the alleged victim said the man fled in a black full-size SUV with two more men. The resident said the suspect was an adult wearing a black hoodie and baseball cap.
Police said the shooting is believed to be gang-related. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers hotline at 549-STOP.