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Man shot to death in Olivenhain

deputyENCINITAS, Calif. — Sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead at a rural property of Olivenhain, east of Encinitas.

The shooting involved neighbors in the 2900 block of Lone Jack Road, a source told FOX 5 New on the condition of anonymity. The victim was shot in the head, the source said.

The  shooting took place at about 9 a.m.

The shooting took place in a hilly neighborhood with homes set back on large lots. The man’s body could be seen in helicopter video lying on a dirt path between two large homes. He appeared to be wearing a jogging suit.

Encinitas Homicide

The victim’s body was found on a dirt path between two homes.

As of late morning, deputies had several people in custody for questioning, Lt. Mike Munsey said. It was unclear if the detainees were
considered suspects or witnesses, according to Munsey.

Greg Beyer lives nearby. He heard sirens and came out to see what was going on.

“Six or seven police cars came up, and ambulance and a fire truck,” he said.

Beyer said the neighborhood is normally very quiet.

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8 Comments to “Man shot to death in Olivenhain”

    Morgan said:
    March 28, 2013 at 11:21 AM

    I heard a gunshot at 9:03 and another one a minute or so later. I made note of the time because it's a sound we don't hear to often around here…

    Juan Valdez said:
    March 28, 2013 at 1:04 PM

    And you stupid gringos are scared of Mexico. Idiots.

      Green go said:
      March 28, 2013 at 1:31 PM

      Now look who's calling green goes stupid. The happened in Northern Mexico! Brownies go home!

        Pat Bateman said:
        March 28, 2013 at 1:44 PM

        Gud inglish!

    BLESSED said:
    March 28, 2013 at 3:26 PM

    Why is it always a race thing??? Tired of all this racist comments I've been seeing. Such childish talk.

      Blind Lady said:
      March 28, 2013 at 6:53 PM

      I was born Color Blind, I don't see Black, Brown, Red, nor Yellow. And, I will die Color Blind. So, please flush your Race Cards down your Toilets!!!

    kleb said:
    March 28, 2013 at 4:00 PM

    stick to making good coffee Juan

    Your Conscience said:
    March 28, 2013 at 7:45 PM

    Someone died today, people. A little respect?

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