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March 1, 2023 (El Cajon) – El Cajon Police report that two people were shot following a dispute at 1351 Emerald Ave. on February 24.

Police and Fire Dept. personnel responded to calls reporting gunshots shortly after 7 a.m. and transported a female victim to a hospital for treatment. While El Cajon Police were investigating the scene at Emerald, La Mesa Police advised that a male victim with a gunshot wound had arrived at Grossmont Hospital.

“This victim was dropped off by another male subject, who is being considered a person of interest,” said. Lt. Jeremiah Larson.  He added that a person of interest is in custody for unrelated charges, adding,  “At this time, there are no additional suspects outstanding.”

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311.  Individuals with information who wish to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers tip line at (888) 580-8477


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