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San Diego Police: Man shot to death in Colina Del Sol, gunman sought

Posted at 8:40 AM, Feb 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-03 15:23:24-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – San Diego Police are investigating a shooting in the Colina Del Sol neighborhood that left a man dead Wednesday night.

SDPD officers were dispatched to the 5000 block of El Cajon Boulevard just before 10 p.m. in response to multiple reports of gunfire.

Police said officers from the Mid-City Division arrived at the scene and found a man with gunshot wounds lying in a parking lot.

Despite life-saving measures, the unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was described by police as a 29-year-old Black male.

SDPD Homicide Unit detectives learned the victim was in a car when he was approached by another man. According to police, “Words were exchanged between them, the suspect produced a handgun and fired multiple times at the victim.”

Police said the suspected gunman was described as a Hispanic man with a thin build last seen wearing a gray hoodie and facial covering. He was last seen walking westbound on El Cajon Boulevard.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the SDPD Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.