SUICIDE AT EL CAJON BUSINESS; VICTIM BELIEVED TO BE HOMELESS WOMAN

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East County News Service

September 12, 2015 (El Cajon) – Employees of Advanced Air and Vacuum on Marshall Street in El Cajon responded  to a burglary alarm going off at 6:30 last night and made a disturbing discovery.

Doors were locked, so they went inside to inspect. They found furniture out of place and an interior door closed. Opening it, they heard a gunshot, then saw a woman lying on the floor with a gunshot wound and the gun in her hand.

The employees exited the business and called El Cajon Police.

According to Lt. Rob Ransweiler, “The subject is an adult female who is believed to be a transient who frequents the area around the businessHer identity has yet to be confirmed by the Medical Examiner’s Office. It is unknown at this time how she got into the business.”

Anyone with information regarding this investigation may still contact the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311.

Persons with suicidal thoughts are urged to get help by calling the suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-Suicide.