LEMON GROVE–A man sitting in a parked vehicle suffered from a fatal gunshot wound, authorities said.
Just after midnight Saturday, Lemon Grove sheriff’s deputies saw a man and woman inside a vehicle parked in middle of the street, in the 7400 block of Pacific Avenue, in Lemon Grove.
When the deputies investigated, they found the man bleeding from what a witness described as a gunshot wound. Deputies called for Lemon Grove Fire Department personnel to assist and began providing first aid. The man was seriously injured and soon stopped breathing.
Deputies performed CPR until relieved by fire department personnel. Despite lifesaving efforts, the man was pronounced deceased at about 12:39 a.m.
The Sheriff’s Homicide Unit is investigation the incident
The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy in order to determine the victim’s cause and manner of death. The adult male victim’s name is being withheld pending family notification.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Unit at (858) 974-2321 / after hours at (858) 285-6330. You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.