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Vista double shooting leaves one woman dead, one man hospitalized

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Posted at 11:22 AM, Dec 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-29 14:22:27-05

VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — A double shooting in North County has left one woman dead and a man hospitalized Saturday.

A caller reported two people suffering from gunshot wounds, one was not breathing, at a home in the 1800 block of Hartwright Road just before 7 a.m., according to San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies and Vista Fire personnel arrived to find one woman with a traumatic gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man suffering from a suspected gunshot wound was transported to a nearby hospital with "severe" injuries, deputies say. Deputies said his prognosis is unknown.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner has not released the identity of the woman pending family notification. Sheriff's investigators were still investigating the cause of the shooting Saturday.

Anyone with information connected to the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Unit at 858-285-6330 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.