Police ID suspect in cabbie shooting

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego police Friday named a suspect in the shooting
death of a self-employed cab driver in La Jolla and asked for the public's
help in tracking him down.

An arrest warrant was issued this week for Ismael Raul Lopez, 28, in
connection with the Sept. 28 slaying of Mir Madet Sahou, San Diego police
homicide Lt. Bryan Pendleton said in a statement.

Sahou was found dead in the 6800 block of La Jolla Scenic Drive North
shortly after 11:30 p.m. Sept. 28.

Witnesses saw Sahou's cab pull up to a curb and two males got out, along
with the victim, police said. An argument was overheard, followed by a
struggle and gunfire. A motive is unclear.

Lopez is Hispanic, about 5 feet 9 and 160-180 pounds, Pendleton said.

Anyone with information about the suspect's whereabouts was asked to
call police at (619) 531-2000.

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