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Teen gunned down in Bay Terraces, killer sought

Posted at 5:48 AM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 20:46:03-05

UPDATE 4:34 P.M.: The victim is identified as 19-year-old Isaiah Garcia.

UPDATE 11:21 A.M: Police confirm the victim from today’s homicide investigation in Bay Terraces was shot. No suspect description at this time.

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego police are looking for clues after a man that was found injured on a sidewalk in the Bay Terraces neighborhood died early Friday morning.

Police and firefighters responded around 12:40 a.m. to a report of a person down in the 2300 block of Spring Oak Way, between Bell Middle and Zamorano Elementary schools.

Emergency crews arrived in the area and found the man suffering from traumatic injuries to his upper body, San Diego police Lt. Anthony Dupree said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, Dupree said.

The victim was described as a Hispanic male in his twenties. A skateboard was found at the scene.

It's unclear if the man was a resident of the area. No further information was available at this time.

Homicide investigators are now working the scene. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the SDPD's homicide unit at (619) 531-2293 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.