Detectives investigate after body of an apparent homicide victim is found near Sweetwater Summit Regional Park. Courtesy OnScene.TV

The body of a woman with a gunshot wound was found Wednesday near Sweetwater Summit Regional Park, according to San Diego County Sheriff’s Department officials.

OnScene.TV reported a deputy made the discovery while on patrol in the area of Quarry and Sweetwater roads in La Presa at about 3 a.m.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene just south of the intersection of state Route 54 and SR-125 to take charge of the investigation into the suspicious death, Lt. Chris Galve said.

Further details were unavailable as of late afternoon.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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