Man Dies in Shooting in Ramona, Investigation Underway

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One person died after a shooting in Ramona early Thursday, prompting a homicide investigation that stretched into the afternoon.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department was called to a home near the intersection of Pine and Olive streets east of Ramona Community Wellfield Park at about 6 a.m. after a witness found a man shot.

Medics transported the man to a hospital but he did not survive, SDSO said. His identity was not released.

SDSO said they canvassed the area with K-9s in search of a potential suspect but no one was located. SDSO did not make clear if they were still searching for a suspect but indicated there was no threat to the public.

SkyRanger 7 was over a home in Ramona where a homicide investigaton is underway.

SkyRanger 7 showed several patrol cars outside a home on a rural road roped off with police tape.

SDSO told NBC 7 the investigation is still active but did not provide any additional details.

More than a half-mile of Pine Street, also known as SR-78, was closed for the investigation -- from Olive Street to Ash Street.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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