Man killed in Gaslamp fight

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A 28-year-old man was killed over the weekend during a fight with another man in the Gaslamp area of downtown San Diego.

Officers in the 500 block of F Street were flagged down about 1 a.m. by a concerned citizen and found the victim on the sidewalk unresponsive, said San Diego police Lt. Manuel Del Toro.

Paramedics rushed him to an area hospital, where he later died. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was in a verbal and physical confrontation at 500 F. St., after leaving a local business in the Gaslamp area, Del Toro said.

The man believed to have been involved in the fight left the area in a hurry.

The suspect was described as a black male between ages 28 and 30, weighing about 170 pounds with long dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a green shirt, sagging pants with with underwear exposed, the police lieutenant said.

San Diego police homicide detectives asked anyone with any information regarding the fight to call them at (619) 531-2293.

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