Suspect arrested following a deadly shooting in El Cajon

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Andre Carrol Death – Obituary : A 36-year-old San Diego man has been arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting another man in El Cajon early hours of Wednesday, according to police reports.

The man, Chantell Tompkins, was booked into jail on murder charges in connection to the shooting death of 30-year-old Andre Carrol, police disclosed.

Officers responded to a shots fired call at about 12:20 a.m. in the area of Mollison and Sandalwood Drive, according to reports.

On arrival, officers found Carrol with several gunshot wounds, he was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, reports states.

An eye witness told police the possible shooter left in a box truck, officers later spotted the truck on westbound Interstate 8 near Interstate 15, McArthur said.

Officers followed the truck, called in San Diego police as backup and stopped the truck, the driver, identified by police as Tompkins, was arrested and booked into San Diego Central Jail, reports states.

Police stated they believe there are no outstanding suspects, according to reports.

Authorities are urging anyone with information to call the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.