SAN DIEGO — A man was killed Saturday in a shooting in the Chollas Creek neighborhood, authorities said.

The gunfire occurred around 4:29 p.m. at Chollas Parkway and 54th Street, Lt. Jud Campbell with the San Diego Police Department said during a news conference.

When officers arrived on scene, they were directed down to a ravine in the area, where they found a man who was down suffering from at least one gunshot wound, according to police.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Authorities believe the victim was involved in some sort of altercation or argument with one or two men when at some point during the altercation, the suspects shot the man.

Police say the suspects then left the scene in a light-colored vehicle heading eastbound on Chollas Parkway.

Law enforcement temporarily shut down eastbound Chollas Parkway at 54th Street and westbound Chollas Parkway mid-block between 54th Street and University Avenue to conduct an investigation.

The deceased man, 29, has been identified, but is name is not being released at this time pending family notifications.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at
(619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.