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May 2, 2011 (LaMesa/San Diego) -- On April 30 at 2:21 a.m.,  La Mesa Police officers responded to a call of a deceased shooting victim at the Kaiser Hospital at 4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego. The man had been shot while in a vehicle near the 6900 block of Alvarado Road, La Mesa. Friends drove him to the hospital, according to police.

San Diego and La Mesa Police officers searched the area and discovered shell casings in the rear lot of the Marie Callendar’s Restaurant located at 6950 Alvarado Road, La Mesa, near the border with San Diego. The restaurant was closed at the time.


 The victim is a 19 year-old black male from San Diego. His name is being withheld at this time. The circumstances of the shooting are unknown at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information on this case, please call the La Mesa Police Department at (619) 667-1400.

You may also call Crime Stoppers’ anonymous toll-free tip line (888) 580-TIPS (or www.sdcrimestoppers.com). You can remain anonymous, and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.


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