Deputies Investigate Fatal Shooting in Fallbrook Gated Community

The victim was found at a home at the end of a cul-de-sac in the Peppertree Park gated community

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    Detectives in Fallbrook are investigating a homicide that started as a SWAT situation early Tuesday morning. A man was found inside a home in the 600 block of Braemar Terrace with multiple gunshot wounds. As NBC 7’s Megan Tevrizian explains, (Published Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014)

    The sound of multiple gunshots awoke residents of a gated community in Fallbrook and led San Diego County sheriff's deputies to the scene of a homicide early Tuesday.

    Deputies arrived to the home on Braemar Terrace just after 8 a.m. Tuesday after residents called reporting gunfire.

    Homicide Investigation at Fallbrook Home

    [DGO] Homicide Investigation at Fallbrook Home
    NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports on the investigation into a suspicious death of a man on Braemar Terrace in Fallbrook. (Published Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014)

    An injured man could be seen inside the home, deputies said.

    A team of deputies made their way inside and discovered the man was dead.

    Homicide Investigation at Fallbrook Cul-de-Sac

    [DGO] Homicide Investigation at Fallbrook Cul-de-Sac
    Helicopter video shows the home where deputies discovered the body of a man Tuesday, Feb. 11. (Published Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014)

    The man’s wife and two children were inside the home at the time, officials told NBC 7.

    No one else was injured and there was no suspect in custody.

    After several hours on scene, a sheriff’s department spokesperson confirmed the death is being investigated as a homicide, not a suicide. A media briefing was planned for 3 p.m.

    The home is located at the end of a cul-de-sac in the Peppertree Park gated community.

    The community has an entrance along South Mission Road at Sterling Bridge.

    The home's backyard leads to an open field.

    Check back for updates on this developing story.