Suspect Opens Fire on Group, Kills 1 in Chula Vista

Four or five people were talking in a parking lot when a suspect shot at them, police say

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     One person is dead and another injured after a suspect opened fire on a group of people in Chula Vista Friday night.

    The shooting happened as four or five people were talking at an industrial complex’s parking lot in the 700 block of Anita Street.

    Around 10:30 p.m., a man walked up to the group, pulled out a gun and started shooting at them, according to Chula Vista Police Lt. Kenny Heinz.

    The suspect then took off, running westbound on Anita Street and leaving two people wounded.

    When police arrived, Heinz says they found one man unresponsive on the ground and another person shot in the leg – a non-life threatening injury.

    Both were taken to the hospital, but the unconscious man died soon after.

    CVPD officers, K-9 units and the San Diego Police’s helicopter quickly spread out to try to find the man responsible, but they came up with nothing.

    The suspect is described as an adult man wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

    If you know anything about this crime, Heinz says you should call the CVPD at 619-691-5151.