Fatal shooting in Lemon Grove

LEMON GROVE (CNS) – Homicide detectives sought today to identify and track down two men involved in a fatal shooting at an East County home.

Deputies responding to a report of gunfire in the 8200 block of Mount Vernon Street in Lemon Grove found a man dead from an apparent gunshot wound about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, sheriff's Lt. Larry Nesbit said.

Several people who were at the home when authorities arrived said two men were involved in the assault, according to Nesbit. The witnesses were unable to provide detailed descriptions of the unidentified assailants, the lieutenant said.

The motive for the slaying was unclear.

The victim's name was withheld pending family notification.

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