Deputies search for gunman who killed man in North County


SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Detectives are trying to determine who shot and killed a man found lying in the street in Fallbrook late Thursday night.

Multiple 911 callers reported the shooting shortly before 10:30 p.m. on South Vine Street, near East Fallbrook Street, Sheriff’s Lt. Glen Twyman said. When deputies arrived, they found a man with “trauma to the upper body” lying in the street, according to the department. Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Witnesses told investigators they saw a car driving away around the time of the shooting, and officials were trying to track down that lead Friday morning.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Unit at 858-285-6330, and they can be reached after business hours at 858-565-5200. Callers can also remain anonymous via Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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