death – obituary : man 40, shot dead in San Diego bar
According to reports, a man in his 40s was critically wounded on Sunday in a shooting that occurred outside a San Diego bar, investigators have implored witnesses to come forward with information about the gunman.
Reports say, the shooting took place around 1 a.m. Sunday outside the business on Mission Gorge Road in Grantville, that’s according to Lt. Andra Brown of the San Diego Police Department.
“When officers from Eastern Division arrived the scene of the crime, they found lying in a pool of his own blood, a male down in a parking lot with at apparent gunshot wounds to his upper body,” Brown said.
The man was rushed to the nearest hospital by the San Diego Fire-Rescue personnel, where he was taken into intensive care, but he later died from his injuries, the lieutenant said.
Eye witness report says, a large crowd was present at the time of the shooting, and they scattered immediately when police arrived. Detectives are seeking anyone with useful information to come forward, the lieutenant said.
“We know that there were a lot of people here in the parking lot,” she told OnScene.TV. “So, we know that there are people here that know what happened. And we would really like them to come forward with that information. I mean, a man’s life is hanging in the balance.”
Because of the nature of the man’s injuries, detectives from the SDPD’s Homicide Unit were called to the scene to investigate.
“It is still early in the investigation and very little is known about the circumstances leading up to the shooting, but detectives have learned that a male wearing a dark shirt walked up to the victim and fired at him before fleeing westbound out of the lot in a dark vehicle,” Brown said.
The victim was identified, but his name was not immediately released.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.