3 People Shot at Bonfire on San Diego's Shelter Island

Police said three people have been taken to a hospital and one person is in critical condition

NBC Universal, Inc.

Three people were shot on Shelter Island Saturday after an argument broke out at a bonfire, the San Diego Police Department said.

According to SDPD Lt. Ken Impellizeri, the shooting began around 9 p.m. at 2000 Shelter Island Drive. Police said there was an argument between two groups of people at a firepit at the beach. During the argument, two people pulled out guns and started shooting at each other, according to police.

Impellizeri said three men, ages 24, 23 and 22, were shot and taken to a hospital, and are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Officers initially received a call of a mass shooting which caused dozens of law enforcement officers to respond to the scene, Impellizeri told NBC 7.

Police are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information related to the above incident(s) is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Contact Us