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San Diego police: Man with gunshot wounds found in car, dies at hospital

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Posted at 9:44 AM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 12:44:55-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A man found with gunshot injuries inside a car on a Mountain View street died after being taken to the hospital, San Diego police said.

At around 11:50 p.m. Monday, officers were called to the 1100 block of S. 45th Street in response to a report of shots fired.

When officer arrived at the scene, they found a man unresponsive inside a vehicle. The man had “apparent trauma to his upper body,” according to police.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries. His name was not immediately released, but police described him as a 62-year-old Black male.

The SDPD Homicide Unit is investigating the circumstances that led to the man’s death.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call SDPD Homicide detectives at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.