Suspects Wanted in Fatal National City Shooting

National City Police are searching for the men who pulled up to two victims sitting in a car and shot one of them to death.

On Oct. 11 at about 7:50 p.m., Juan Carlos Munoz and a minor watched a gray or silver Nissan Altima drive up to them as they sat in a vehicle in the 1600 block of Prospect Street.

The passenger in the Altima got out, walked to Munoz in the driver's seat and asked where they were from, police say.

The suspect then pulled out a handgun and fired five rounds into the vehicle.

Four struck Munoz in his left shoulder, and one hit the juvenile in his left thigh, according to police. The two men in the Altima then drove off eastbound on E. 16th Street.

Munoz later died, and the minor is recovering from the nonlife-threatening wound.

The suspected shooter is described as a man in his 20s with a husky build and shaved head. The Altima is described as an early to late 2000s, 4-door model that is painted either gray or silver.

Both suspects are considered armed and dangerous. If you know anything about them, call the National City Police Department at 619-336-4411 or Crime Stoppers' anonymous tip line at 888-580-8477.

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