A gunman approached the front yard area of a home in the 600 block of Jewell Drive where he opened fired and wounded the victims, said San Diego police Lt. Mike Hastings.
Police and paramedics were dispatched to the location at 1:41 a.m. where a 63-year-old man died at the scene and a 51-year-old woman was shot in the lower extremities, Hastings said.
Paramedics rushed her to an area hospital.
There was no suspect description, the police lieutenant said.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact San Diego Police at (619) 531-2293.