1 person killed in City Heights shooting

Shooting happened in 4000 block of 39th Street

SAN DIEGO - A shooting in a City Heights alley left one man dead and another man seriously injured Thursday afternoon.

The gunfire rang out about 2:45 p.m. off the 4000 block of 39th Street, near University Avenue, according to San Diego police. Both shooting victims were taken to the hospital, where one of them was pronounced dead.

Witnesses told officers two men fled the scene of the shooting to the north in a dark-blue pickup truck, possibly a Toyota Tacoma two-door with an extended cab, SDPD public affairs Lt. Kevin Mayer said. The assailants were described as slim, short-haired Latinos wearing dark-colored shirts and blue jeans.


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