FALLBROOK–The victim in Thursday morning’s shooting at gas station parking lot in Fallbrook has been identified, the Sheriff’s Department said.
The victim was identified as 21-year-old Yesneia Becerril of Fallbrook. The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of the victim’s death.
The suspect in the murder has been identified as 27-year-old Oscar Rodas of Fallbrook. The suspect and victim had a prior dating relationship, according to the Sheriff’s department.
Homicide detectives, with the assistance of the Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail and Fallbrook Sheriff’s Substation Personnel, executed a search warrant at Rodas’ Fallbrook residence Thursday in the 400 block of Ammunition Road. He has not yet been apprehended.
Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Rodas. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Rodas is a Hispanic male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is described as approximately 5’6″ tall, weighing 150 pounds, with a “FVL” tattoo on his neck.
On Thursday, shortly before 1 a.m., deputies responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls of a shooting in the area of 1100 South Vine Street.
When deputies arrived they discovered an unresponsive female victim on the ground with grave injuries to her upper body. Deputies, passerby’s and witnesses provided medical aid and performed CPR until North County Fire Department personnel arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital. Despite lifesaving efforts, she was pronounced dead shortly before 2 a.m.
Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to please call the Sheriff’s Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330/after hours at (858) 565-5200.