Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa.

A man was dropped off at the Sharp Grossmont Hospital emergency room with a gunshot wound that proved to be fatal, and police Thursday were investigating the shooting.

Witnesses reported a dark red Honda sedan dropped off a man with a gunshot wound at the hospital, at 5555 Grossmont Center Drive shortly before 7 p.m., said La Mesa Police Department PIO Lt. Greg Runge.

“The man had a gunshot wound to the upper torso,” Runge said. “He was pronounced dead.”

The name of the victim was being withheld for investigative reasons, he said.

— City News Service

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