February 25, 2024
A Falck ambulance at a criminal offense scene. Courtesy OnScene.TV

Two San Diego Law enforcement officials reported Friday they witnessed a gunman in an SUV shoot a person using a bicycle on El Cajon Boulevard.

Lt. Jud Campbell mentioned the capturing occurred about 7:45 p.m. Thursday within the 4900 block of El Cajon Boulevard.

The 2 officers had been driving in a patrol automotive within the Colina Del Sol neighborhood once they witnessed the capturing, the lieutenant mentioned.

“An unknown suspect or suspects fired from the passenger facet of a dark-colored SUV and sped away westbound on El Cajon Boulevard,” Campbell mentioned. “The officers noticed a sufferer down on the street and instantly stopped to render support whereas notifying different officers within the space to search for the automobile.”

Paramedics rushed the sufferer to a hospital the place he was pronounced useless. The sufferer was shot at the very least one time within the higher torso, Campbell mentioned. The sufferer was not instantly recognized. He was described as a person, probably in his 20s or 30s.

SDPD Murder Detectives had been known as to the scene and commenced investigating the capturing. Preliminary info signifies that the sufferer was using a bicycle westbound on El Cajon Boulevard, Campbell mentioned. The suspect automobile was additionally driving westbound on El Cajon Boulevard.

Previous to the capturing, there was some type of interplay between the sufferer and the SUV, probably an argument.

Detectives continued to find out the circumstances surrounding the capturing.

Anybody with details about the capturing was requested to name the SDPD Murder Unit at 619-531-2293 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.