SAN DIEGO -- A man was found dead in an East County alleyway early Thursday morning, prompting a homicide investigation, according to authorities.
Sheriff's officials received a call around 1:30 a.m. with reports that a man had been shot in an alley near Delrose Avenue and Elkelton Boulevard in the La Presa area just south of Spring Valley. When deputies arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds to his upper body.
Paramedics were called but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
No information about a suspect or details about the deceased have been released as homicide detectives continued to investigate.