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San Marcos shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 in critical condition

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Posted at 9:33 PM, Nov 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-19 20:59:10-05

SAN MARCOS, Calif. (KGTV) – A shooting in a San Marcos neighborhood Wednesday evening left one man dead and another in critical condition.

San Diego County Sheriff’s Department officials said deputies were called to the 3800 block of La Rosa Drive at around 7 p.m. in response to a reported shooting.

Responding deputies arrived at the scene to find two adult males with gunshot wounds. No other injuries were reported.

One man was taken to the hospital for treatment and is in critical condition as of Thursday morning; the other victim, later identified as 40-year-old Ivan Rivera, was pronounced dead at the scene, sheriff’s officials.

The department’s Homicide Unit is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to contact the Homicide Unit at 858-285-6330 or 858-565-5200 (after hours).

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.