Man Accused of Killing Skyline Teen as He Stood on Street Corner

A 25-year-old man is now being held in jail on suspicion of fatally shooting a Skyline teenager as the teen was standing on a street corner earlier this month.

San Diego police investigators on Monday identified the suspect as Deshaun Prescott, who was already in custody for a probation violation. Investigators filed paperwork to add a charge of murder against him.

Investigators said another suspect in the Aug. 2 killing of Greggory Davis, 18, has not yet been identified.

"We do have one other male we're working to try to identify. So, if the public can give us any assistance in identifying who Mr. Prescott's associate was that night, we could potentially get another murderer off the streets," said Manny Del Toro, with San Diego police.

Davis, who had just graduated high school, was killed and another man was injured in a shooting at 5:40 p.m. on 61st and Alderley streets.

He was standing with a group of people near the intersection when they were approached by two men on foot. The suspects opened fire on the group using handguns and then ran eastbound on Alderley, police said.

Davis was shot in the upper body. The second victim, identified as 25-year old Avery Ealy, was shot once in the leg.

Both victims were rushed to Paradise Valley Hospital in National City, where Davis died.

After the shooting, a woman who lived down the street from Davis set up a memorial in her front yard, where other neighbors came to mourn.

"He was the sweetest kid," neighbor Carrie Heard reflected on Monday. "He didn't deserve this at all."

Further information on a possible motive was not released. Police believe the shooting was gang related, but they say Davis was not part of a gang; the suspects are accused of firing toward other gang members.

Anyone with information is asked the San Diego Police Department’s homicide unit or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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