San Diego police ask for public's help to find person responsible for gunning down bicyclist

Tips that lead to arrest may be worth up to $1,000

SAN DIEGO - San Diego police sought the public's help Tuesday in finding whoever gunned down a 19-year-old man in City Heights.
   
Joseph Hutchins was fatally shot while riding a bicycle near Orange and Chamoune avenues about 9:30 a.m. on July 29, 2012, San Diego police said.
   
According to police, the shooter was described as a black man in his 20s, wearing a gray tank
top and dark shorts. He ran off, possibly accompanied by three to four young men.
   
The shot knocked Hutchins off his bicycle and he made his way across the street to a fire station, where he was found dead, face-down in a driveway.
   
Anyone with more information about the killing was asked to call San Diego police at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. Tips that lead to an arrest could be worth a reward of up to $1,000.

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