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San Diego police officers responding to car crash find shooting victim inside vehicle

Posted at 8:26 AM, Oct 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-22 12:50:03-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Officers responding to a reported car crash in Sherman Heights early Thursday morning found a man in one of the vehicles suffering from gunshot wounds.

At around 12 a.m., San Diego police officers were dispatched to 27th and K streets after a vehicle crash.

When officers arrived, they found a car had slammed into at least one parked car.

Inside one of the cars was a man with gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital, but he later died from his injuries, according to SDPD officials.

Police learned the driver was heading south in the 300 block of 27th Street when some area residents reported hearing gunfire. The driver eventually collided with the parked vehicle in the 200 block of 27th Street.

The victim was identified as a 25-year-old Hispanic male.

SDPD’s Homicide Unit is investigating the incident.