SAN MARCOS, Calif. — Deputies Wednesday were investigating a shooting in San Marcos that left one man dead and another wounded, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said.
The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Borden Road, located near the Cerro De Las Posas Park, Lt. Chris Steffen stated in a news release.
When deputies responded to the scene, they found a 19-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his upper body on the ground near the park’s entrance, according to authorities. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Another man, 20, was found by deputies in the passenger seat of a nearby vehicle with a gunshot wound to his neck, Steffen said. He was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.
The relationship between the victims is unknown at this time.
Authorities were still searching for the shooter.
Borden Road, between Las Posas Road and Camino Magnifico, was closed as law enforcement investigates the scene.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330/after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.