One man was shot dead by a security guard and taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
SAN DIEGO – A call came in on the SDPD at 9:27 p.m. Friday night reporting that shooting and a man had been shot in downtown San Diego.
When officers arrived, they found a male victim with a gunshot wound near the Ralphs supermarket on 101 G St. According to the SDPD Watch Commander, the victim was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
According to local officials, the shooter is believed to have been a security guard at the Ralphs store. An ambulance was called for the guard who suffered minor injuries.
At 11 p.m. on Friday night, police blocked traffic in the area while they were investigating and speaking to witnesses. It is recommended to avoid the area for the evening.
This is a developing story. Please check this page for updates.
Shooting near Ralph’s grocery store in the gas lamp: security shot by security guard, taken to hospital: at the latest on @ CBS8 at 11 p.m. pic.twitter.com/vl77meVXmW
– Richard Allyn (@ RichardNews8) February 13, 2021