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East County News Service

November 29, 2018 (Lemon Grove) — The Sheriffs 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



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Got some balls....

That ATM is basically right across the street from the Sheriffs office.... I guess on the plus side, it also right down the street from the Fire Department so he should had been able to get help pretty fast.