SAN DIEGO POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING THAT LEFT ONE MAN DEAD AND ANOTHER INJURED
01-02-03 Homicide Unit
2345 Hours (619) 531-2275
San Diego Police Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting earlier (Thursday ) tonight in Mountain View that left one person dead and another with injuries.
At 7:55 p.m., a resident in the 3700 block of Ocean View Boulevard called the police to report a shooting with two persons injured. Police and paramedics responded to the scene. Both victims were transported to Mercy Hospital. One victim died at the hospital and the other is being treated for his injuries.
Prior to the shooting, the victims were hanging out on the sidewalk when the suspect approached them on foot from the west. The suspect briefly spoke to the men and then pulled out a handgun and shot at them. The suspect then fled eastbound on Ocean View Boulevard.
The suspect was described as a black male, about 6’1”, thin, 160 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. The identities of the victims are not being released at this time. It is not known at this time if this incident is gang related or not.
Anyone with information about this shooting incident is asked to call the San Diego Police Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293.