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Fatal shooting leads to standoff between police, suspect in North Park

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Posted at 11:33 AM, Feb 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-26 01:56:56-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A man was shot and killed in the Midway District Sunday morning, leading to a standoff in North Park, and a suspect is still on the loose, according to police.

San Diego Police responded after receiving reports of a shooting behind a 24 Hour Fitness near Kemper Street and Midway Drive around 11 a.m.

After arriving, police found a 27-year-old white man dead at the scene. The shooting led to an hours-long standoff in North Park at the intersection of 30th Street and Upas Street.

SWAT teams did not find the suspect once they entered the apartment in North Park.

Police are looking for a 40-year-old Hispanic man who was recently acquainted with the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call the San Diego Police Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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At this time, it’s unclear what led to the shooting.

10News will continue to keep you updated as soon as we receive more information.