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San Diego Police seek tips on homicide suspect who shot 35-year-old man in Grantville

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Posted at 3:32 PM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 18:33:10-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities Tuesday reached out to the public for help in identifying and locating a gunman who fatally shot a 35-year-old man in the Grantville area nearly five months ago.

Officers responding to reports of gunfire shortly after 2:50 a.m. on May 21 found Mario ``Tony'' Bullard lying on a street in the 6200 block of Holabird Street suffering from at least one gunshot wound, according to San Diego police.

Paramedics responded, but Bullard was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The suspect was spotted running westbound on Vandever Avenue toward Mission Gorge Road after the shooting.

He was described as a roughly 5-foot-6 white man who was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white logo on the front, black pants and carrying a backpack.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the shooting was asked to call San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477. Tipsters can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.