El Cajon police seek suspect in fatal shooting

EL CAJON (KUSI) – Police in El Cajon were on the lookout Thursday for a gunman wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in a local apartment complex.

The shooting took place in the Tierra del Sol Apartments on Peach Avenue near North Mollison Avenue just after 7 p.m. Wednesday night. Police found the victim laying on the ground in the parking lot and immediately sent him to a hospital, but he later died from his injuries.

While the man’s name was being withheld pending family notification, police did report that the victim was around 40 years old.

According to witnesses, the suspect and the victim were arguing in the parking lot just before the shooting. The suspect fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information was asked to call police at (619)579-3311.

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