April 15, 2024
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 Authorities requested for the general public’s assist Wednesday in figuring out and finding the suspects accountable for the homicide of 22-year-old U.S. Navy sailor Corneilius Donte Brown in 2021.

On April 24, 2021, at about 12:26 a.m., the La Mesa Police Division obtained a number of 911 calls of gunshots heard within the space of 4300 Echo Courtroom in La Mesa, in line with Officer Mark Herring of the San Diego Police Division.

Officers arrived inside 4 minutes and situated a gunshot sufferer, later recognized as Brown, contained in the residence at 4306 Echo Courtroom, #A, Herring stated.

Brown suffered from a number of gunshots to his higher physique and was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital, the place he died throughout surgical procedure, the officer stated.

“Based on witnesses who have been contained in the condo, Brown was shot when he answered an surprising knock on the entrance door,” Herring stated. “Upon opening the door, Brown encountered two suspects. One of many suspects fired a number of photographs at Brown.”

The suspects reportedly ran southbound on Echo Courtroom after which eastbound on Echo Drive. Each suspects have been described as males carrying ski masks and black hooded sweatshirts.

Brown was stationed at Naval Base Coronado.

The sufferer’s household is providing a $9,000 reward along with $1,000 from Crime Stoppers and $5,000 from the Naval Legal Investigative Service.

Anybody with info on the killing was requested to name the La Mesa Police Division at 619-667-7533 or the Crime Stoppers nameless tip line at 888-580-8477.

Up to date at 11:35 a.m. Jan. 10, 2024

–Metropolis Information Service