San Diego Sheriff's Department.
A San Diego Sheriff’s cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

Homicide detectives Friday were investigating a shooting that left a 67-year-old man dead in the La Presa area of Spring Valley.

The shooting was reported shortly before 5:30 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Harness and Presioca streets, San Diego County Sheriff‘s Lt. Chris Lawrence said.

Deputies responded to the area and found David Martinez of San Diego lying in the street with gunshot wounds to his head, Lt. Thomas Seiver said. He died at the scene.

A suspect description was not immediately available.

Anyone with information on the shooting was urged to call the sheriff’s homicide unit at 858-285-6330. Calls made during non-business hours should be made to 858-565-5200.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at San Diego Crimestoppers.

Updated 9:55 p.m. April 16, 2021

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