SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Two men were behind bars Thursday in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in Southcrest, police said.
Cesar Swain, 25, and Jovan Garcia, 18, were arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of murder in the fatal shooting of Jesus Hernandez-Leal last Sunday, said San Diego police homicide Lt. Ernie Herbert.
About 11:45 a.m. Sunday, Hernandez-Leal was riding a small motorcycle up and down the 3500 block of Boston Avenue when someone walked up and shot him in the chest, Herbert said.
The shooter was picked up by a passing motorist and Hernandez-Leal died less than an hour later in a hospital.
Swain was arrested at his home in San Diego, while Garcia, also a San Diego resident, was arrested at his workplace, Herbert said.
It was not immediately clear which man was suspected of being the shooter or what may have motivated the slaying.
A man died after his body caught fire, police said Saturday. At 11:30 p.m. Friday, police received a call regarding a person on fire in a field near 5200 Pacific Highway in Mission Bay Park, according to the San Diego Police Department.
The San Diego Rescue Mission opened its doors to the homeless community on Saturday for its annual Thanksgiving celebration.
Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst, local business owners and first responders teamed up for an all-to-real feeling hazard drill on Saturday.
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A man arrested on suspicion of committing a murder in Imperial Beach earlier this week remained jailed Saturday.
Spencer Abbott had two goals and two assists after missing two games and Eric Fehr scored twice in his debut with the San Diego Gulls in an 8-3 victory over the Tucson Roadrunners Friday night.
On Friday, a fourth woman came forward with disturbing allegations of sexual assault by a San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputy.
Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hell's Bells" and "Back in Black," has died.