Man Found Dead of Gunshot Wound in Car on El Cajon Boulevard

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A 28-year-old man died Wednesday after he was found shot in a car in San Diego’s University Heights neighborhood.

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Dispatchers received a report shortly after 12:35 a.m. of a person with a gunshot wound in a vehicle at Park Boulevard and El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego Police Lt. Anthony Dupree said.

Officers arrived and found a man with a gunshot wound to his upper body, Dupree said.

The victim, whose name was not released, was transported to a local hospital, but was pronounced dead there, Dupree said.

A man at the scene told officers the shooting happened before 12:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of Martin Avenue in the Logan Heights area, Dupree said.

No suspect descriptions were immediately available. Homicide detectives were investigating the incident.

— City News Service

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