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Police searching for Chollas Creek fatal shooting suspect

Posted at 8:15 AM, Aug 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-03 11:15:24-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — One person is dead and police are searching for a suspect Saturday after a shooting in the Chollas Creek neighborhood.

San Diego Police said the shooting occurred at about 2:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of University Ave. A 26-year-old Hispanic man was in an argument with a suspect at the interaction of 52nd St. and University Ave., according to witnesses, where the altercation continued toward the 4000 block of 52nd St.

At that point, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim, police said.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital where he died of his injuries.

The suspect fled, heading west on University Ave.

No suspect description was available.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call SDPD 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 88-580-8477.