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San Diego Police investigating shooting near Belmont Park

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Posted at 5:41 PM, Jul 23, 2021

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego Police officers were called to the area near Belmont Park late Friday after a reported shooting.

Police said just after 5 p.m., four to five gunshots were heard at Belmont Park in the 3100 block of Mission Blvd., prompting nearby visitors to run from the area.

Police said no victims were immediately located, but a suspect was being sought, who was described as a white male in his 30s and wearing grey clothing. The suspect was last seen fleeing on foot in the north parking lot near the amusement park, before leaving in a Honda.

SDPD at the scene confirmed to ABC 10News that an altercation between the suspect and a group of men in the parking lot led to the shooting. The suspect opened fire on the group of men before the two sides fled.

Police on the scene added that two bullets were found embedded in the wall barriers that are part of the outdoor parkettes along Ventura Place.

Anyone with information is asked to call San Diego Police.