FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. CONTACT DETECTIVE HURLEY @ 760.839.4738
Prepared by Captain Michael Loarie
On Saturday, March 30, 2013, at about 9:00 PM, EPD responded to a shooting in the area of Gamble St and Lincoln Ave. Officers arrived minutes after the call to find a 17 year-old male with gunshot wounds to his torso. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and his condition is serious and stabilizing.
The motive for the shooting is not clear at this time. EPD is checking the area for witnesses and evidence. The investigation is on-going and anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Hurley @ 760.839.4738.
The area of the shooting has been closed for traffic and as of this time it remains closed. EPD expects to have the street open once it has been checked for evidence.
Unless there is more information about this call, EPD will not be releasing any additional details. There is no solid information about the suspect(s).
Reference Case Number 13.03929
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