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Shooting in Fallbrook leaves one person dead

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Posted at 7:11 AM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 15:13:50-04

FALLBROOK, Calif. (KGTV) – The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting in Fallbrook that left a person dead late Thursday night.

The shooting was reported at around 10:30 p.m. in the 600 block of South Vine Street.

Responding deputies arrived to find a person suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. The shooting victim, who was not identified, was declared dead at the scene.

Investigators are trying to determine the events that led up to the shooting.

A description of the suspected shooter was not immediately available. Witnesses told investigators they saw a vehicle leave the area at the time of the shooting, but deputies didn't provide a possible vehicle description.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Unit at 858-285-6330 or after hours at 858-565-5200, or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.