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

A man was killed in a shooting near an intersection in the La Presa area of Spring Valley, authorities said Monday.

The shooting was reported about 11:15 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Elkelton Boulevard, just west of state Route 125, said San Diego County Sheriff’s Lt. Thomas Seiver said.

Deputies responded to the scene and found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound near the intersection of Elkelton Boulevard and Crestmore Avenue, Seiver said.

The victim, whose name and age were not immediately available, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the lieutenant said.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting were under investigation.

A detailed description of the shooter was not immediately available.

Anyone with information on the shooting was urged to call the sheriff’s homicide unit at 858-285-6330 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Updated at 10 a.m. July 12, 2021

–City News Service

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