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San Diego police: Man shot, killed in Alta Vista neighborhood

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Posted at 2:02 PM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-28 17:02:28-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego police are investigating a shooting in the Alta Vista neighborhood that left a man dead.

On Wednesday, at around 10:36 p.m., police said the gunfire detection system ShotSpotter reported shots fired in the area of the 6200 block of Varney Drive. Police then received a call reporting one person had been shot.

Responding officers arrived at the scene to find a 42-year-old Black man in a trailer in the driveway of a home with at least one apparent gunshot wound.

Despite life-saving efforts, the victim was declared dead at the scene.

As of Thursday afternoon, police did not have information on a suspected shooter and the circumstances that led to the gunfire.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to call the SDPD Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.