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CHULA VISTA: Man found shot dead inside home

Police investigating suspicious death in Chula Vista
Posted at 5:45 PM, Jun 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-07 13:34:24-04

CHULA VISTA (KGTV) -- Chula Vista police investigators are searching for clues in the fatal shooting of a 52-year-old man early Saturday morning.

Officers responded to a report of gunshots at around 5:08 a.m. in the 900 block of Agua Tibia Avenue, a few blocks west of Cook Elementary School.

A witness led officers to a residence where gunshots were believed to have originated, according to CVPD Lt. Dan Peak.

Peak said when officers entered the home, they discovered the victim on the ground with a gunshot wound.

"Officers attempted life saving measures on the subject and despite resuscitation efforts, he was pronounced deceased at the scene," said Peak.

The victim has been identified as Dean Tinsley. No further information about the victim was released.

Peak said there is no known motive for the slaying at this time. Investigators are trying to locate witnesses and suspected shooter or shooters.

Anyone who may have any information regarding this incident is asked to please contact San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.