Man Shot, Killed in Logan Heights

The victim was found fatally wounded in an alley Friday

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    A shooting left one man fatally injured in a Logan Heights alley Friday, San Diego Police say.

    Witnesses reported hearing an argument between several people before gunshots sounded around 12:25 p.m. Officers soon arrived to the 2100 block of Ocean View Boulevard to investigate.

    They found a man in his 30s lying in an alley with a gunshot wound to his chest. Paramedics took him to UC San Diego Medical Center, where the victim later died. The suspect escaped on foot.

    No other injuries were reported.

    On Saturday, officers arrested 26-year-old Valentin Ernan Martinez of San Diego in the crime. Martinez was booked into jail on a murder charge.

    The victim's name has not been released.

    The SDPD will continue investigating this deadly shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call the SDPD Homicide Unit or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-580-8477.