Police investigate fatal shooting in Mount Hope

SAN DIEGO - San Diego police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Mount Hope.

Police received a call reporting gunshots in the 3500 block of J Street at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday.

Arriving officers found a 24-year-old man lying in the street suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he later died.

The preliminary investigation revealed an unknown male got out of a dark colored 4-door vehicle and approached the victim then fired several rounds.

Homicide detectives are following-up on investigative leads at the scene and no one is in custody at this time.

The victim's name is being withheld until his family has been notified.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the homicide unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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