San Diego

Man Shot in Head on State Route 94 Identified: SDPD

A man shot in the head on State Route 94 late Saturday night has been identified, and police continue to search for two men who were on the freeway at the time, San Diego Police (SDPD) said. 

The shooting happened at approximately 11:35 p.m. Saturday when police received called for shots fired on State Route 94, on the north shoulder near Euclid Avenue in San Diego's Chollas Creek neighborhood.

A man was lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound to his upper torso, officers found when they arrived on scene. On Tuesday, he succumbed to his injuries. 

San Diego Police Homicide detectives are investigating the incident. Police said there was some sort of altercation near the side of the freeway, and that is when the man was shot. 

Police say they continue to search for the two men who were on the freeway at the time, though they do not have descriptions for the men. 

The San Diego County Medical Examiner's office identified the victim as 22-year-old Gabriel Gutierrez, of San Diego. 

No other information was immediately available. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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