Police search for gunman in Escondido fatal shooting: Victim suffered from multiple gunshot wounds

Incident reported in the 800 block of South Orange

ESCONDIDO, Calif. - An investigation was under way Wednesday in Escondido, where a man was fatally shot in the street.

Officers received a report of a man shot in the neck in the area of 800 South Orange Street around 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, according to an Escondido police statement.

Once there, they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was rushed to Palomar Medical Center, where he died shortly after arriving.

Police said a Hispanic man wearing blue shorts, a white shirt and blue baseball cap was seen running from the area immediately following the gunfire.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Escondido police at (760) 839-4722.

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