Man Shot to Death in Mountain View

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    A man was shot to death in the Mountain View area Saturday night, police confirmed.

    According to the San Diego Police Department, officers were called to the 900 block of South 45th Street at around 11:10 p.m. to investigate reports of shots fired in the area.

    When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered a male victim lying on the ground, suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

    The man was not responsive, and despite resuscitation efforts, he died at the scene. His name has not yet been released.

    Investigators say the victim was standing on the curb when he was approached by two unknown males on foot. After a brief conversation, investigators say one of the men shot the victim.

    The two unknown males ran south on 45th Street, fleeing the scene by the time police arrived.

    Police are searching for the shooting suspect. No suspect description has been released and the motive for the shooting remains unknown.

    Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
     

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