Police have arrested a teenager in connection with the shooting death of a woman in University City Friday.
San Diego Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy who was a passenger in the vehicle where the woman was shot, according to SDPD Lt. Andra Brown.
The shooting was reported at around 5:45 p.m. Police said they located a 19-year-old woman in the front passenger seat of a vehicle who had a bullet wound to her upper body in the parking lot on 4660 La Jolla Village Dr.
The woman was transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead, SDPD Officer Darius Jamsetjee said.
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During their investigation, detectives learned that the woman and two other passengers were traveling westbound on Miramar Road near the Interstate 805 ramp when the woman was shot. Detectives allegedly located a firearm in the vehicle and arrested the 17-year-old on suspicion of murder.
The victim, a San Diego resident, has been identified as 19-year-old Irene Salgado-Aceves, police said.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
No other information was available.
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