Chula Vista

Chula Vista Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Hospitalized

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A shooting near a bar in Chula Vista Saturday morning left one person dead and another person hospitalized, Chula Vista Police said.

The shooting was reported shortly after 2 a.m. on the 600 block of E Street outside the On the Rocks Cocktail Bar. Police said there was some sort of altercation in the parking lot when someone pulled out a gun and fired at two people, a man identified as Richard Bernal, 41, and a 17-year-old boy.

Both were transported to a local hospital and Bernal was later pronounced dead, the 17-year-old is currently in stable condition, CVPD Lt. Deaner said.

CVPD is still investigating the incident. Deaner said the shooting suspect fled the scene and is described as a man with a bright-colored shirt.

Anyone who may have information is asked to please contact the San Diego County Crime Stoppers 888-580-8477.

No other information was available.

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