OCEANSIDE–A man walking his dogs in an Oceanside park was fatally shot after he allegedly became involved in an altercation with two unknown suspects, Oceanside police reports.
On Tuesday, just before 10 p.m., Oceanside police department responded to a call of shots fired with a man down at Melba Bishop Park, located at 5603 North River Road. When police officers arrived, the man, who had sustained a gunshot wound, was located in the field area of the park.
Officers along with fire department personnel provided life saving efforts, however the victim succumbed to his injuries. The 49-year-old victim resided in Oceanside.
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending the notification of family members by the medical examiner’s office.
This investigation is still ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Oceanside police department tip line at (760) 435-4730.