Man’s shooting death under investigation in Spring Valley


SPRING VALLEY, Calif. (CNS) – Deputies Monday were investigating a shooting that left one person dead in the La Presa area of Spring Valley.

A 911 caller reported hearing gunfire about 11 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Crestmore Avenue and Elkelton Boulevard, just west of state Route 125, said San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Daniel Vengler.

Deputies attempted lifesaving efforts after finding a man who was shot. Fire personnel took him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

The sheriff’s department said the circumstances leading up to the shooting were under investigation and the man’s identity is not being released at this time.

A detailed description of the shooter was not immediately available.

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