Police rushed to Valencia Park Thursday after receiving reports of gunshots fired in the area.
Police say a man in his 20s was shot dead at around 12:20 p.m. at the intersection of South San Jacinto and Trinidad Way.
When officers and medics arrived at the scene, they found the man lying in the street in the 5400 block of Trinidad Way. He was unresponsive, suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
Medics began administering CPR, but despite efforts, the victim was pronounced dead a short time later.
Police say a medium-sized SUV was spotted fleeing the scene following the shooting.
Homicide detectives are investigating. No further details have been released, including the victim’s name.
Anyone with information regarding this fatal shooting is asked to contact the SDPD Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
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