Encanto shooting

SUSPECT FATALLY SHOT BY OFFICERS IN ENCANTO

January 15, 2013 (Encanto)--San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit detectives are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in the Encanto neighborhood of east San Diego.

According to police, on Saturday, January 12 around 1:17 a.m., a San Diego police officer patrolling the area saw a car speeding eastbound in the 5400 block of Imperial Avenue.  The officer attempted to stop the car for the speeding violation; however the driver failed to yield to the officer’s police lights and siren. Two other officers assisted in the pursuit, chasing the car to the 6500 block of Brooklyn Avenue. 

POLICE INVESTIGATE DRIVE-BY SHOOTING IN ENCANTO; SEEK GOLD NISSAN SENTRA

November 20, 2011 (Encanto) – A man treated at Paradise Hospital for gunshot wounds to his back and arm told officers that he was shot late last night in the area of 66th and Herrick Street. According to the victim, two Hispanic males age 18-25 drove up to him in a gold Nissan Sentra. One of the occupants shot him several times.