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Man Shot, Killed in Car in Lemon Grove: SDSO

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One person was shot and killed in a car in Lemon Grove Saturday night, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies received a call about a shooting at the 2800 block of Lemon Grove Ave. at around 10 p.m. When deputies arrived, they found a 39-year-old man unconscious in a car at the intersection of Lemon Grove Ave. and San Miguel Avenue.

As deputies took the man out of the vehicle, they noticed he had gunshot wounds to his left and upper leg and lower torso, SDSO Lt. Chris Steffen said in a release.

The man was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The San Diego Sheriff's Homicide Unit is investigating this shooting.

NBC 7 spoke with neighbors who said they were home when they heard multiple shots fired.

"It sounded like firecrackers...pa..pa..pa..pa.," said Aldo Torres. "By the 7-Eleven, it was a black car,  the windows were open, and the police were all around it, I guess they were investigating it."

The identity of the victim is being withheld until all family has been notified. SDSO said this incident appears to be isolated.

Deputies said that currently there are no suspect descriptions and the motive and circumstances are still under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330/after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

No other information was available.

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