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Wife arrested in shooting death of husband in Lemon Grove

Posted at 7:25 AM, Jul 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-13 11:21:23-04

LEMON GROVE, Calif. (KGTV) – A woman was arrested in connection with the shooting death of her husband at a Lemon Grove home, sheriff’s officials announced Tuesday.

At around 6 p.m. Monday, deputies were called to the 2500 block of Camino de las Palmas in response to a reported shooting.

According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, deputies arrived to find 29-year-old Noah David Shepherd in the backyard of his home with a gunshot wound.

Life-saving measures were performed on the victim, and he was taken to the hospital for further treatment. However, sheriff’s officials confirmed Shepherd died shortly after arrival.

Sheriff’s Homicide Unit detectives investigated the incident and identified Shepherd’s 26-year-old wife, Gabriela Rose Shepherd, as the suspect in the shooting.

Gabriela Rose Shepherd was arrested on suspicion of murder and booked into Las Colinas Detention Facility, sheriff’s officials said.

No other details on the incident were released.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call the sheriff’s Homicide Unit at 858-285-6330 or 858-565-5200, or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.