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Chula Vista police arrest suspect in deadly shooting

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Posted at 1:14 PM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-16 16:14:32-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- A suspect was arrested in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man in Chula Vista, police announced Tuesday.

On May 15, Chula Vista police were called to the 200 block of G Street in response to reports of gunfire in the area. Upon officers’ arrival, Fredrick Wood was found on the ground with gunshot wounds.

Wood was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Through their investigation, police learned Wood was “shot inside a nearby residence belonging to Enrique Delgado. The victim then ran into the street after being shot, where he collapsed.”

Police said Delgado was nowhere to be found.

According to police, investigators tracked down Delgado on June 11 at a motorhome in San Diego. Police said Delgado “admitted to shooting Mr. Wood during a dispute, refused to surrender and stated he was armed with a firearm.”

A SWAT team was called to the scene as Delgado barricaded himself in the motorhome. He eventually surrendered without incident.

Police reported “several firearms and a large quantity of narcotics were also located inside Delgado’s motorhome at the time of arrest.”

Delgado was booked into jail and faces charges of murder, possession of narcotics for sale, convicted felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, illegal possession of an assault weapon, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a controlled substance while armed with a loaded firearm and having a concealed weapon in a vehicle.