Lemon Grove

Suspect Detained After Shooting in Lemon Grove

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A man accused of shooting two women at a home in Lemon Grove Wednesday afternoon has been detained by San Diego County Sheriff's deputies.

At around 12:30 p.m., the sheriff's department tweeted a warning for residents along the 7400 block of Central Avenue, near New Jersey Avenue, to "stay inside, lock your doors."

Deputies confirmed they received a call about a shooting. When they arrived at the home they found two deceased women and located a man who had non-life threatening injuries.

Once police questioned witnesses they learned the suspect had a former relationship with a woman who lived at the residence.

A shooting investigation is underway in Lemon Grove. NBC 7's Bridget Naso reports.

Deputies searched the area for the suspect and, with assistance from a helicopter, located and detained him, SDSO said.

The two victims have not been identified, and the detained man was taken to a local hospital for treatment, SDSO said.

SDSO Lt. Thomas Seiver did not confirm any witness accounts, including that of a woman who said her ex-boyfriend showed up at her home and shot her two teenage daughters.

"The two females inside have not been positively identified. We are still currently investigating who was living in the residence and who was there," said Seiver.

NBC 7's Bridget Naso reports with the latest information.

Neighbors also reported hearing gunshots at the home.

Seiver said the 7400 block of Central Avenue, near New Jersey Avenue, will be closed off until Thursday morning.

If anyone has further information about this incident please contact Crimestoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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