Men shot outside Vons were targeted, cops say

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ESCONDIDO, Calif. — Three men shot as they sat in a vehicle in a supermarket parking lot in Escondido were apparently targeted, police said Thursday.

Escondido Von Fatal ShootingTwo of the men were taken to a hospital before police officers arrived at the parking lot of the Vons market at 330 West Felicita Ave. around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, Escondido police Lt. Eric Skaja said.

The officers found a man at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg, Skaja said.

The two others showed up at Palomar Medical Center to be treated for multiple gunshot wounds, and one man later died, Skaja said. The victims’ names were unavailable Thursday.

Police did not provide a suspect description or a possible motive for the shooting.