92-Year-Old questioned in deadly shooting in Old Town

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A 51-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday evening inside an Old Town San Diego apartment and a 92-year-old man police believe is the victim’s father was detained for questioning.

Police received a call about 6:20 p.m. from a woman in the 2300 block of Juan Street who said her neighbor was calling for help, saying he had shot his son, according to Lt. Matt Dobbs of the San Diego Police Department.

Officers arrived moments later and found a man dead in the apartment with an apparent gunshot wound, Dobbs said.

The suspect was taken into custody across the street at a neighbor’s house, Dobbs said.

A motive for the shooting was not immediately disclosed, but police said the two men lived in the home.

The names of the suspect and victim were not disclosed.

Anyone with information about this incident was asked to call the police department’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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