Family identifies 33-year-old killed in shooting near Sunset Cliffs


UPDATE: Family of man shot at Sunset Cliffs searches for answers

SAN DIEGO — Family identified a 33-year-old Monday who police said was shot multiple times before he died near Sunset Cliffs.

Multiple people called 911 Sunday around 11:25 p.m. to report hearing gunshots and someone screaming for help near 4500 Ladera Street, next to Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Responding officers found a man suffering from multiple bullet wounds, the San Diego Police Department said.

Officers rendered first aid until paramedics got there but life-saving efforts were unsuccessful. A 33-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Family members told FOX 5 that their loved one Akili Cobbs was killed. Cobbs enjoyed coming to Sunset Cliffs for the views. He was sitting in his car with another person Sunday when he was shot up to four times, family members said.

SDPD hasn’t yet released his identity and investigators said little was known about the circumstances leading up to his death.

Anyone with information was asked to call the homicide unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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