Diego Villa, 23, ID’d as 2017’s Possibly Final Shooting Death in San Diego

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The name of a 23-year-old man found fatally shot on a Mountain View-area sidewalk a few minutes before the start of the new year was released Tuesday.

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Diego Villa of El Cajon was discovered bleeding from head and arm wounds just before midnight Sunday in the 3800 block of Teak Street, about a half-mile east of state Route 15 near Ocean View Boulevard, according to police.

Paramedics performed CPR on Villa at the scene before taking him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead about 3 p.m. Monday, Lt. Todd Griffin said.

Police have disclosed no suspected motive for the slaying and have publicly identified no suspects in the case.

The apparent homicide was about a half-mile east of the Route 15 Freeway near Ocean View Boulevard.

— City News Service

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