Adult Man Shot to Death in Escondido
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30th, 2014
POINT OF CONTACT: Lt Eric Skaja, 760-839-4444
At approximately 8:20 PM, Escondido Police were called to the Von’s grocery store located at 330 West Felicita in response to a shooting that had just occurred. Officers arrived on scene moments later and found one adult male who had suffered a gunshot wound to his leg. It was quickly established that two additional victims had been transported to Palomar Medical Center. Both adult male victims arrived at the hospital and each was found to be suffering multiple gunshot wounds. One suspect later died of his injuries. All three persons who were shot were associated with one another and sitting together in a vehicle when the shooting occurred. It appeared they were the specific targets of the suspect. None of the persons involved are being identified at this time.
No detailed description of the suspect is currently available.
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