Man rushed to hospital by residents dies from gunshot wound

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SPRING VALLEY, Calif. – A man died in the hospital Wednesday after being shot in Spring Valley, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Deputies responded about 12:20 p.m. after receiving multiple reports of a shooting in the 8700 block of Troy Street, Sheriff’s Lt. Joel Stranger said in a news release. Upon arrival, they learned a man had been taken to the hospital by concerned citizens in the area.

The victim, whose identity was being withheld by investigators, later succumbed to his injuries, Stranger said.

Additional details about the shooting were not immediately known, but Stranger said there was “no indication” it was related to a medical marijuana dispensary in the area. No suspect information was available.

The case is being investigated by the department’s Homicide Unit.

Anyone with information about the shooting is being asked to call the department at 858-974-2222 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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