San Diego

1 Killed in Chollas Creek Shooting

San Diego police have released video of a person wanted in the shooting death of a man near Chollas Creek.

Lazaro Orozco, 26, was involved in an altercation with someone near 52nd Street and University Avenue on August 2 at around 2:30 p.m., according to San Diego police.

Orozco was injured in the shooting and died later at a nearby hospital. 

The suspect was last seen running westbound on University Avenue.

He is described as 5-feet, 6-inches to 5-feet, eight-inches tall, wearing a blue jacket, white shirt, plaid shorts and white tennis shoes, police said. 

The suspect also appeared to have a cast or brace on his left arm.

Police shut down portions of University Avenue immediately following the deadly shooting so homicide detectives could begin gathering evidence.

Anyone with information on this suspect can call the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.

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