Suspect identified in Carmel Mountain Ranch workplace shooting

Posted at 11:25 AM, Jun 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-21 14:40:27-04

CARMEL MOUNTAIN RANCH, Calif. (KGTV)--San Diego Police identified Wednesday the alleged shooter in Tuesday's workplace shooting at a biotech company as 54-year-old Julio Narvaez. 

Narvaez is accused of shooting a Phamatech co-worker in the head with a small caliber semi-automatic handgun and leaving him hospitalized in critical condition, Lt. Billy Hernandez said.  

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The suspect was apprehended by another employee as he was on his way to the Human Resources department, which had slammed the door in his face, and held zip-tied until police arrived on the scene, police said.  

Police have not yet released the identification of the gunshot victim.  

This is a developing story. Stay with 10News for more information as it becomes available. 

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