CARLSBAD–A man’s body with a head wound was found Friday afternoon next to a vehicle in The Shoppes At Carlsbad parking lot, Carlsbad police says.
Police officers were called just before 3 p.m. to the 2500 block of El Camino Real regarding an injured adult male. The caller reported that he found a man near a vehicle in the parking lot who had sustained a gunshot wound to the head. The caller also indicated that the male had a handgun in his hand.
Officers responded to the location where they located a male lying next to a vehicle. The Carlsbad Fire Department arrived on scene and determined that the male had succumbed to the injury.
San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office will be notifying the next of kin.
The investigation into the death of the male is ongoing.