Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting in East County

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SAN DIEGO -- A Boulevard resident was behind bars Monday on suspicion of fatally shooting a man who lived on the same rural property near the Golden Acorn Casino.

Homicide detectives arrested Paul David Carr, 61, for allegedly gunning down the 55-year-old victim in the 36500 block of Old Highway 80 on Sunday evening, according to sheriff's officials.

Deputies responding to a report of gunfire found the victim, whose name has been withheld pending family notification, suffering from wounds to his upper body near a garage at the rural property shortly before 7:30 p.m. Sunday. He died at the scene, Lt. Kenneth Nelson said.

Authorities have disclosed no suspected motive for the shooting.

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