SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Gunfire rang out in a City Heights neighborhood Friday, putting two nearby primary schools into lockdown for about an hour but causing no reported injuries.
San Diego police received a rash of 911 calls about the gunshots around the intersection of Altadena and Orange Avenues shortly after 1:30 p.m., SDPD Lt. Andra Brown said.
Several of the callers reported seeing members of two groups of men, possibly gang members, opening fire in an alley, then running off in various directions.
Administrators at Euclid and Ybarra elementary schools directed teachers to keep their pupils locked in their classrooms while police searched the area for the assailants and any victims.
At least one person had been detained by 2:30 p.m., but it was unclear if that person was one of the shooters, according to Brown.
The National Weather Service is predicting rain around San Diego County this week, potentially heavy rain on Thursday. People in unincorporated areas can get free sandbags at numerous locations to help them protect their homes, properties and communities.
Influenza deaths and cases went up last week and the number of emergency department visits due to influenza-like illness remained the same, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.
A hearing is underway Wednesday to determine if Tieray Jones will be re-tried in the case of a toddler who vanished 16 years ago.
A Pacific storm that promises to heavily douse much of Southern California this week will deliver a considerably less dramatic infusion of precipitation in the San Diego area, according to the National Weather Service.
The Kia Classic is back for the 9th year; this is the 6th year the tournament will be played at Aviara Golf Club.
An increased police presence is expected Wednesday at Serra High after a threatening message was written on a school wall.
Mexican Federal Police make a shocking discovery at the Tijuana Airport overnight. They were searching for drugs, when they found a tiger and black panther cub.
A Mexican woman in the U.S. illegally who was dragged away from her daughters by authorities in a widely viewed video was being released on her own recognizance Tuesday by an immigration judge in Southern California.
After a nearly three-hour public hearing, the City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve a facility that would allow homeless people to store their valuables.