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Man fatally shot at Pacific Beach home; Police searching for three men in stolen SUV

san diego police lights pacific beach homicide
Posted at 6:22 AM, Dec 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-29 22:03:07-05

UPDATE (6:59 p.m.): San Diego police identified the two people arrested as 50 year-old Paul Weinberger and 37 year-old Freddy Sosa. Police said Weinberger lived in the home where the homicide happened. Both men will booked into jail on charges related to the homicide. Police declined to comment on any possible motives.

UPDATE (5:10 p.m.): San Diego police detained two people at the Marriott La Jolla hotel in connection to the shooting. The white Lexus was still outstanding, and anyone inside was considered armed and dangerous, an officer said.

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A man was fatally shot at a Pacific Beach home early Saturday and police are now searching for three men reportedly seen leaving the scene in a stolen SUV.

The 44-year-old man was shot at a home in the 2300 block of Wilbur Ave. sometime just before 2 a.m., according to San Diego Police. Neighbors reported gunshots in the area before police arrived and found the man suffering from a gunshot wound.

First responders arrived to provide life-saving measures and the man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died of his injuries. His identity is known but had not been released until his family is notified.

Police said three men in their 20s and 30s were seen leaving the man's home around the time gunfire rang out. There were several residents in the home and police believe the suspects fled in a white, 2015 Lexus RX350 SUV belonging to one of the residents. The vehicle's California license plate is 7NWK357.

If anyone find this vehicle, they are asked to 9-1-1 immediately and keep their distance as the occupants are considered armed and dangerous.

Investigators are still looking for a motive behind the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call San Diego Police at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.