Man Found Shot After Report of Crash in Fallbrook

The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead

FILE of sirens on a San Diego County Sheriff's Department vehicle.

Homicide detectives were investigating a shooting that left a man dead in Fallbrook Sunday night.

Dispatchers received a report at about 8:20 p.m. of a multi-vehicle crash on Alta Vista Drive, north of Via Monserate and Lyndy Lane, San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Thomas Seiver said.

Deputies who went to the scene did not find a crash, but did find a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound, he said.

The man, later identified as 62-year-old David Nathaniel Caballero, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the lieutenant said.

Anyone with information on the shooting death was asked to call the
sheriff's Homicide Unit at 858-285-6330 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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