Police are offering a $1,000 reward and seeking the public’s help in identifying who is responsible for the fatal shooting of a 47-year-old man in downtown San Diego’s East Village neighborhood.
Officers were flagged down about 4:40 p.m. Saturday by two people in the 1500 block of J Street and found the victim suffering a gunshot wound to his head, said Lt. Paul Rorrison of the San Diego Police Department’s homicide unit.
Duane Wicker, who was riding a bicycle when he was shot, was taken to UCSD Medical Center in grave condition and died Sunday night.
Anyone with information about the killing was urged to contact the homicide unit at (619) 531-2293. Anonymous tips can be provided by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
—City News Service
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