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San Diego police arrest man accused of shooting at bicyclist near Mission Beach Boardwalk

Posted at 5:52 AM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-23 10:23:45-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A man was arrested early Thursday morning on suspicion of opening fire at a bicyclist near the Mission Beach Boardwalk.

At around 2 a.m., San Diego police received a call from a bicyclist who reported that he was being shot at while riding near the boardwalk. An apparent argument between the bicyclist and another man preceded the gunfire.

As responding officers found and surrounded the suspected shooter’s home on Nantasket Court, an Uber driver arrived and showed police a text message allegedly from the suspected shooter that stated he was a few blocks away waiting to be picked up.

Officers found the man a short time later and arrested him.

10News learned police found several firearms inside the man’s home.

Several area residents told 10News they have noticed suspicious activity at the home before.

The bicyclist was not injured in the shooting.