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Man killed in Ramona shooting identified

Posted at 7:00 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 22:00:53-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The name of the 46-year-old Ramona resident killed in a predawn shooting in his hometown was released by authorities today.

A resident of the 600 block of Pine Street in the rural community southeast of Escondido heard a gunshot and found Mario Velazquez Cardoso mortally wounded in front of a neighboring home about 5:45 a.m. Thursday, according to sheriff's officials.

Paramedics took Cardoso to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

An arrest has not been made in the killing, sheriff's Lt. Thomas Seiver said.