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Shooting in La Mesa leaves 1 dead

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Posted at 12:13 PM, Aug 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-12 18:14:14-04

LA MESA, Calif. (KGTV) – A shooting outside of a La Mesa gas station Friday morning left one person dead and prompted a police search for the suspected shooter.

La Mesa Police told ABC 10News the shooting happened at around 9:40 a.m. at a gas station on University Avenue and Parks Avenue.

According to police, a 44-year-old man was shot during what was described as a verbal altercation.

The victim, who was not identified, was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries.

A description of the suspected shooter was not immediately available.

LMPD homicide detectives are investigating the shooting.