Police investigating after man found shot near Chollas View

SAN DIEGO - A man in his 20s was found dying after he was shot following a fight just after sunrise Saturday near Chollas View.

Police were summoned to a report of a person down around 6:30 a.m. in the 4500 block of Federal Boulevard, east of Interstate 805, San Diego police Lt. Mike Hastings said.

Officers and medical personnel found the mortally wounded man, who had been shot, Hastings said. He died at the scene, despite resuscitation efforts. The man's name was withheld pending family notification.

Hastings said the preliminary investigation revealed that a fight had been heard in the area earlier Saturday morning, along with at least one gunshot.

Two men were then seen speeding away in a gray four-door car, he said.

Hastings asked anyone with information related to the shooting at call police at (619) 531-2293, or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-6477.

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