East County News Service
November 29, 2018 (Lemon Grove) — The Sheriff’s Department seeks public help to locate a masked man who robbed, then shot a 62-year-old man in Lemon Grove.
The victim was seated in his parked car in front of an ATM outside Union Bank at 3285 Lemon Grove Avenue at noon yesterday when a man wearing a hat, sunglasses, a bandana covering his face and an orange shirt pointed a semi-automatic handgun at the victim and demanded money.
“The suspect took a cell phone from the victim and shot the victim once in his leg,” says Sergeant Jacob Klepach. The shooter than fled northbound on Lemon Avenue in a small, black crossover SUV that had been parked on Golden Avenue.
The victim’s injury is not believed to be life-threatening.
Call Crime Stoppers at (888)580-8477 if you have any information. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to a felony arrest