Man Shot to Death in Otay Mesa Apartment

A homicide investigation into the victim's shooting death is underway

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    Police believe the victim was inside the apartment with several people when the shooting happened.His brother apparently heard the gunshot from another room and ran to find the victim's body on the kitchen floor. NBC 7 s Nicole Gonzales reports. (Published Friday, Mar 1, 2013)

    No arrests have been made in the shooting death of a man in his 20s Thursday in the Otay Mesa West area officials said.

    San Diego police officers received reports of a man shot at an apartment complex in the 3100 block of Caminito Quixote at around 4:20 p.m.

    Man Shot in Otay Mesa Apartment

    [DGO] Man Shot in Otay Mesa Apartment
    Police believe the victim was inside the apartment with several people when the shooting happened.His brother apparently heard the gunshot from another room and ran to find the victim's body on the kitchen floor. NBC 7 s Nicole Gonzales reports. (Published Friday, Mar 1, 2013)

    When officers and medics arrived, they discovered a critically wounded man lying on the kitchen floor of an upstairs apartment. The victim was suffering from at least one gunshot wound and was not responsive, police said.

    Despite medical intervention and CPR efforts to save the victim’s life, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Police say a preliminary investigation revealed the victim and several other people were inside the apartment when the fatal shooting occurred. The victim’s brother heard the shooting from another room and then discovered his brother had been shot. He immediately called 911.

    The victim has not yet been identified.

    At this point, police have not released any further information or named any possible suspects involved in the fatal shooting.

    Homicide detectives are assisting with the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this is urged to call the SDPD Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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