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Reports of gunfire outside San Ysidro eatery leads to arrest of armed man

San Diego police
Posted at 2:40 PM, Apr 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-07 17:40:51-04

SAN YSIDRO, Calif. (CNS) — Officers responding to reports of gunfire near a San Ysidro fast-food restaurant Thursday arrested a man armed with a pistol outside the eatery.

The gunshots in the area of the Jack-In-The-Box in the 700 block of East San Ysidro Boulevard were reported shortly after 1 p.m., according to the San Diego Police Department.

Soon after arriving in the neighborhood near the U.S.-Mexico line, patrol personnel found a man matching the description of the suspected shooter, SDPD spokesman Scott Lockwood said. They detained the man, whose name was not immediately available, without incident and recovered a handgun, Lockwood said.

The alleged gunfire resulted in no reported injuries or property damage.