Suspect sought in early morning Pala homicide investigation

Posted at 7:15 AM, Jan 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-16 11:07:05-05

PALA INDIAN RESERVATION, Calif. — A suspect is sought in a deadly shooting near the Pala Casino overnight.

What originated as a report of an assault with a deadly weapon has now developed into a homicide investigation, according to San Diego Sheriff's officials. 

Deputies responded to the 2900 block of Pala Mission Road near Pala Temecula Road, about a quarter mile from the casino, at around 3:10 a.m. Monday morning. 

A suspect who is considered armed and dangerous fled the scene in the direction of Fallbrook. A suspect description was not immediately available. 

Details are still emerging. Stay with 10News for the latest on this breaking news story. 

Sandy Coronilla is a digital producer for KGTV 10News. Follow her @10NewsSandy