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Man shot to death in Ocean Beach

Posted at 6:57 AM, Sep 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-15 11:02:43-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Police are investigating a shooting in Ocean Beach that left a man dead early Tuesday morning.

According to San Diego police, gunfire was reported at around 1 a.m. on the beach by Lifeguard Tower No. 2 near 1900 Abbott Street. Witnesses reported hearing as many as four shots fired, ABC 10News learned.

Responding officers arrived at the scene to find an unidentified man with at least one gunshot wound to his upper body.

Despite life-saving measures, the man was declared dead at the scene. The victim was described by police as a man in his 50s or 60s, and witnesses believe he was homeless and frequents the Ocean Beach area.

Officers are searching the area for the gunman, but a detailed description of the suspected shooter was not immediately available.