1 Dead After Shooting in Mt. Hope Home: SDPD

The investigation kicked off Tuesday night in San Diego's Mt. Hope neighborhood

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A shooting death investigation is underway in Mt. Hope after a man was shot during what was reported to police as an attempted home invasion, SDPD confirmed Tuesday night.

The incident happened just before 9:15 p.m. on 43rd Street, south of Market Street.

A resident called 911 and told dispatchers he shot and killed a person after they broke into his home, according to SDPD Officer John Buttle.

Upon arrival, police found a man with a gunshot wound in the living room. Medics responded and gave CPR to the man who was shot, but he did not survive.

When officers arrived, the resident and his roommate exited the home with their hands up, Buttle said.

Buttle said homicide investigators were called to the scene but stopped short of categorizing the incident as a homicide investigation.

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