1 dead, 1 hospitalized after reports of shooting in Oceanside

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OCEANSIDE, Calif. — A man is dead and a second person is hurt after a call about shots fired in Oceanside early Wednesday, according to police.

The Oceanside Police Department started investigating around 1:15 a.m., when they got calls about gunfire near the 300 block of Moonstone Bay Drive. Witnesses also described a car seen leaving the area, and a vehicle was stopped near SR-76 and Douglas Drive as part of the investigation.

Officers found a group of people inside the car, including someone suffering from a gunshot wound. The injured individual was flown to Scripps in La Jolla in stable condition, a police spokesperson said.

Back on Moonstone Bay Drive, police found a man dead inside a home. It was unclear what led to the man’s death and several people were detained as detectives investigated.

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