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East County News Service

September 30, 2018 (El Cajon) – El Cajon Police officers responding to reports of a shooting near the 600 block of Emerald Avenue at 5:45 p.m. Saturday evening found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest. Paramedics responded and attempted life-saving measures, but the man was pronounced dead.

Investigators are interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence attempting to determine a motive for the shooting, and if it’s gang related,” said Sgt. Darrin Foster. At this time there is no suspect information.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the El Cajon Police Department at 619-579-3311.