April 23, 2024
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A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of homicide after a person was severely wounded by a gunshot in Vista and later died at a hospital, authorities stated Saturday.

Officers had been dispatched at 8 p.m. Friday to a report of an individual down close to State Route 78 and the Sycamore Avenue exit, in accordance with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Division.

“The sufferer, a 71-year-old man, was pronounced deceased shortly earlier than 9 p.m.,” the division reported.

Across the time of the decision, the California Freeway Patrol noticed a car that probably was concerned within the taking pictures. The suspect and driver, Joseph Freddy Cedillo, 19, and passenger Jamal Alexander Solis, 18, fled the scene headed east on SR 78, which resulted in a pursuit ending in San Marcos, authorities stated.

Cedillo and Solis had been each interviewed by detectives. Cedillo was arrested and booked into the Vista Detention Facility on suspicion of homicide, and Solis was arrested and booked on suspicion of being an adjunct after-the- reality.

“The circumstances and motivation of the taking pictures are nonetheless underneath investigation. There aren’t any excellent suspects or hazard to the neighborhood that we’re conscious of,” the sheriff’s division stated.

The sufferer’s identify was being withheld till his household has been notified, and no additional info was instantly accessible.

Authorities urged anybody with details about the taking pictures to name the sheriff’s Murder Unit at 858-285-6330 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

— Metropolis Information Service