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By Miriam Raftery

December 29, 2017 (Spring Valley) – A gunshot victim found in a vehicle at the intersection of Concepcion Avenue and San Francisco Street in Spring Valley Wednesday night has died of his injuries, says Lieuteuant Rich Williams with the Sheriff’s homicide unit. 

A 17-year-old juvenile suspect has been arrested and charged with murder.  His name has not been released because he is a minor.

The name of the victim, an adult male, has not been released pending notification of family.

Sheriff’s deputies and San Miguel Firefighters responded to a 911 call reporting the shooting shortly before 7 p.m. on Wednesday.  The victim was treated at the scene and rushed to a hospital by San Miguel Firefighters, but later succumbed at the hospital.

Several witnesses reportedly saw witnesses running from the vehicle at the time of the shooting. Wednesday.  Following the investigation, deputies obtained sealed search warrants for two local residences that led to the arrest of the juvenile suspect today.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321 / after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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