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Man Shot in Head on State Route 94 Dies: SDPD

A man shot in the head on State Route 94 late Saturday night has died, San Diego Police (SDPD) said. 

The shooting reportedly 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. He was brain dead as soon as he was shot, police said. He was pronounced dead at this hospital. 

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. 

The SR-94 westbound ramp from 4800 A Street will be closed for a portion of time as the incident is under investigation. 

Police have identified the victim and his identity will be released when the family has been notified. 

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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