Victim in Balboa Park's Morley Field Homicide Identified

Police have identified a man whose body was found lying in the middle of Balboa Park's Morley Field Sunday morning.

Victorino Hector Bacuetes, 44, was found on a baseball field at 7:08 a.m. when San Diego Police (SDPD) first responded to reports of a man down near the Veledrome area, said SDPD Lt. Paul Rorrison.

Bacuetes had suffered a gunshot wound to his upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Homicide detectives are investigating. The field was closed as police investigated. 

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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