1 dead, 1 hurt after young men gunned down on residential street

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SAN DIEGO -- Authorities Wednesday publicly identified a young man killed in a shooting near his home in Encanto and a companion who was wounded by the gunfire, but is expected to survive.

Gregory Davis, 18, and Avery Ealy, 25, both of San Diego, were driven to a hospital in National City after two unidentified men walked up and opened fire on them near the intersection of 61st and Alderley streets around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, San Diego police Lt. Manny Del Toro said.

Both were transferred to a San Diego hospital, where Davis later died from bullet wounds to his upper body. Del Toro said the second victim suffered a leg wound that was not considered life-threatening.

A detailed description of the gunmen was not immediately available, but Del Toro said both were thin, between 19 and 21. One was wearing a red hooded sweatshirts and the other had on a black hoodie. They were last seen heading east in a grey Toyota Corolla on Alderley Street.

Anyone with additional information on the case was asked to call police at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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