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1 Person Shot Dead in Oceanside, Suspect Arrested Following Pursuit

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Oceanside police are investigating a homicide possibly involving family members after a person was found dead at a home Sunday night.

Police were called to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of Ely Street at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Upon arrival, officers found a 20-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound, according to Oceanside PD PIO Jennifer Atenza. Officers attempted CPR, but the man, identified as Samuel Pina, was pronounced dead at the scene, Atenza said.

Moments later, a car police believed to be connected with the shooting approached the house. Police attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver took off, according to Atenza. Officers followed in pursuit.

Atenza said the driver then crashed at Oceanside Blvd and Foussat Road, exited the car and began to run away. After a brief on foot pursuit, officers arrested the suspect, who was identified as 23-year-old Adrian Pina.

Adrian Pina was booked into the Vista Detention Facility on a murder charge.

Oceanside police's Crimes of Violence Unit continues to investigate the homicide.

No other information was immediately available.

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