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Bomb units called to City Heights neighborhood after possible military ordnance found

San Diego police
Posted at 2:40 PM, Nov 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 20:29:01-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Several City Heights homes were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after authorities responding to a medical call found possible military ordnance.

The incident began after San Diego Police were called to the scene to investigate a death at 50th and Wightman Streets around 2 p.m.

Shortly after police arrived, San Diego Fire Rescue says bomb units responded to the area after what is believed to be a military ordnance was discovered.

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San Diego Police evacuated homes and a park in the area immediately surrounding the home.

The item turned out to be an inert practice aerial bomb that was turned into a storm water crew working in the area. The incident came to an end by 3 p.m.