Man shot outside sports bar in El Cajon

EL CAJON (CNS) – A shooting outside an East County nightspot left one
man wounded early Monday and another jailed on suspicion of attempted murder,
authorities reported.

Gunfire erupted in a parking lot at Junction Steakhouse and Sports Bar
on Jamacha Road in El Cajon shortly after midnight, according to police.

Officers arrived to find a 25-year-old man suffering from a non-life-
threatening gunshot wound to one of his feet, Lt. Jeff Davis said. Medics took
him to Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, a Heartland Fire & Rescue
dispatcher said.

The alleged shooter, 29-year-old Cein Michael Kelley of El Cajon, had
been detained and disarmed by several other men who were at the tavern when the
shots rang out, according to Davis.

Witnesses alleged that Kelley had gotten into an argument while inside
the bar, then left, returned a short time later and opened fire with a revolver
at a group of people outside the business, the lieutenant said.

It was unclear if the wounded man was an intended target.

Kelley was arrested at the scene and booked into county jail. He was
being held without bail pending arraignment, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.

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