1 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Church’s Chicken restaurant

Data pix.

SAN DIEGO -- One person was killed and two people were wounded Wednesday evening in a shooting at a fast-food restaurant in Otay Mesa West, police said.

Police believe the shooter used this sedan to escape a deadly attack at Church's Chicken. (Credit: San Diego Police Department)

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. at Church's Chicken in the 3700 block of Del Sol Boulevard, near Picador Boulevard.

Investigators say the gunman tried to pay for a meal using a counterfeit bill, and when he was unsuccessful, returned to the restaurant and opened fire on employees.

Police are still looking for the gunman, who was described as an African-American man, about 6' tall with a thin build and in his 30s. He was wearing a blue Chargers beanie, a light blue sweatshirt and basketball shorts. He was seen driving a dark-blue sedan northbound on Picador Boulevard.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call San Diego Police Department's Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Google Map for coordinates 32.573754 by -117.053634.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.