Man found shot and killed in Mount Hope

Shooting was near Denby St. and Market St.

SAN DIEGO - Authorities said they are investigating after a man was found dead in Mount Hope Saturday morning.

The San Diego Police Department said officers were called to a report of a gunshot victim in the 600 block of Denby Street just after 5 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found a 32-year-old man lying on the sidewalk, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Paramedics were called to treat the man, but he died at the scene.

Witnesses reported seeing a dark-colored car leaving the area just before discovering the victim on the sidewalk.

A motive for the shooting has not been determined.

The victim's name is not being released until his family can be notified.

This case is still under investigation and anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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