Man shot, killed in Otay Mesa West

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SAN DIEGO – A 48-year-old man was shot dead Saturday in the Otay Mesa West community of San Diego.

Officers were dispatched at 3:55 a.m. on a report of a man in the street in the 900 block of Picador Boulevard. They found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body, San Diego police Lt. Manny Del Toro said.

The shooting victim, a resident of Imperial Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene, Del Toro said.

“Preliminary investigation reveals residents hearing gunfire and a vehicle fleeing at a high rate of speed,” he said. “There is no suspect description at this time.”

The department’s homicide unit asked anyone with information regarding the shooting to call them at 619-531-2293.