Suspect arrested in Lemon Grove double shooting

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LEMON GROVE, Calif. — A man was arrested in Lemon Grove early Wednesday after a 33-year-old woman and 15-year-old girl were shot, according to deputies.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department got a call at 12:22 a.m. about a shooting in the 1400 block of Bakersfield Street. The caller told deputies her mother and sister had been shot by the mother’s boyfriend, Pablo Eduardo Ramirez, a police news release said.

When deputies got there, they saw Ramirez exiting the home. He was taken into custody without incident, and deputies went inside and found a 33-year-old woman with bullet wounds, the sheriff’s department said.

Deputies continued their search and found a 15-year-old female also suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were taken to local hospitals, where they underwent surgery for their injuries.

The 33-year-old was listed in critical condition while the teen was in stable condition, deputies said.

Ramirez was arrested on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder, according to the police news release. Detectives were still on scene late Wednesday morning as the investigation continued.

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