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SDPD: Suspects still outstanding in Grantville shootout that killed two

Posted at 9:48 PM, Mar 01, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-03 02:13:09-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego Police Department said they are still searching for suspects in Friday night's deadly shootout at a pool in an apartment complex in Grantville that killed two men.

Around 8:50 p.m., officers responded to multiple calls for a shooting at the 4500 block of Alvarado Canyon Road. Upon arrival, responders found two victims with multiple gunshot wounds in an apartment stairwell.

According to police, the incident began with an altercation among a group of people when one known suspect started shooting. Officers said they are awaiting a comprehensive evaluation of physical evidence to determine if multiple suspects fired shots.

The suspects fled the scene on foot soon after. Authorities said a group of individuals were detained while leaving the complex but were later released at the scene.

Both victims were transported to a nearby hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

San Diego Homicide Detectives are still looking for the suspects. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.