Man Dead After Report of Shooting in Spring Valley

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A man was shot and killed in Spring Valley Thursday night in what investigators believe was a "targeted act."

The shooting was reported on Presioca Street near Harness Street and at around 5:30 p.m., according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. At the scene, a man was found lying in the street with wounds to his upper body.

After giving the man aid, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Although investigators know who he is, his identity is being withheld so family can be notified.

Deputies with SDSO's homicide unit are still working to figure out what lead to the shooting.

SDSO Lt. Tom Seiver said investigators believe the incident was the result of "an act of targeted violence," and while they haven't identified a suspect they don't believe there is an active threat to the rest of the community.

The scene was active into Friday morning.

SDSO asks anyone with information to call the Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330 or (858) 565-5200. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

No other information was available.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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