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Police investigate after man shot, killed in National City

Posted at 9:05 AM, Oct 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-31 16:43:05-04

NATIONAL CITY (KGTV) — Police in National City are investigating after a man was shot and killed early Sunday morning.

According to police, the shooting happened near East 20th Street and A Avenue before 4 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found a man with several gunshot wounds lying in the street between several cars.

The man was taken to the hospital where he later died. Shortly after the shooting, a man identified as Israel Moreno Jr., 18, called police to notify authorities that he had just shot someone.

“Moreno claimed that the shooting was in self-defense,” police said. “Moreno voluntarily came to NCPD on his own and met investigators.” Moreno was arrested for murder.

The identity of the victim hasn’t been released at this time. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call National City Police at 619-336-4411.