Chula Vista

Man Fatally Shot in Chula Vista Parking Lot

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A man was killed Thursday night when a gunman came up from behind him with a pistol and opened fire near a McDonald’s parking lot in Chula Vista.

The Chula Vista Police Department said the shooting was reported shortly after 10 p.m. in the 700 block of E Street. There, officers found the victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound and sent him to an area hospital. The victim later died.

The victim was identified by police as 41-year-old Corey McCastle.

The motive for the shooting remains unknown. However, it is believed McCastle had gone to the location to speak with an unknown individual regarding a dispute over a dog, CVPD said.

The suspect was described as an adult male wearing dark clothing and armed with a handgun.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, contact San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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