Man found shot to death in East County alleyway

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SAN DIEGO -- A man was found dead in an East County alleyway early Thursday morning, prompting a homicide investigation, according to authorities.

Sheriff's officials received a call around 1:30 a.m. with reports that a man had been shot in an alley near Delrose Avenue and Elkelton Boulevard in the La Presa area just south of Spring Valley.  When deputies arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds to his upper body.

Paramedics were called but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

No information about a suspect or details about the deceased have been released as homicide detectives continued to investigate.

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