San Diego Police Department
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lieutenant Mike Hurley Homicide Unit (619) 531-2275
August 24, 2003 Sunday
POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING DEATH IN STOCKTON NEIGHBORHOOD
San Diego Police Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a young man earlier tonight in the 400 block of 33rd Street.
At 2:21 a.m. today, a caller reported to the police that there had been a shooting and a person was down at the intersection of 33rd and J Streets. Responding officers from Central Division located the victim, a Hispanic male in his late teens or early twenties. The victim was determined to be dead at the scene.
Witnesses described hearing several gunshots and seeing two Hispanic males, 18-25 years old, about five feet six inches in height, weighing between 170 and 200 pounds, running after the victim.
The victim has not yet been identified and no suspects are in custody at this time. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the San Diego Police Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-TIPS(8477).