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 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.