Person shot in Novato during blackout

August 11, 2010 9:11:31 AM PDT
Police in Novato are asking for the public's help in identifying suspects in a shooting Tuesday night that hospitalized an 18-year-old man.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired near the intersection of Leafwood Drive and Sunset Parkway at about 9:50 p.m., Novato police Sgt. Jennifer Dunlap said.

Arriving officers found the victim shot in the upper body. He was taken to Marin General Hospital where he was listed in critical but stable condition.

The suspect or suspects fled in a white vehicle, Dunlap said. No further description was available this morning, and the motive remained unknown.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Novato police at (415) 897-1122.