SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of a trainer accused of opening fire at a Vista boxing club after being barred from the gym, killing another trainer and wounding two others.
Mark Anthony Diaz, 50, is charged with murder, attempted murder, assault with a firearm and making a threat. He faces 75 years to life in prison, if convicted.
Diaz allegedly killed 52-year-old Hector Gil and wounded 21-year-old boxer Ricardo Gutierrez and trainer Peter Moreno at Pacific Coast Boxing the night of April 7, 2010.
During an earlier hearing, trainer Albert Gamez testified that Gil told him that Diaz was upset because Gutierrez - who had just turned professional - had switched from Diaz to Gil as his trainer.
A 27-year-old man suffered fatal injuries as the result of a "punching game'' inside of a bar Saturday morning in the Gaslamp
neighborhood of San Diego.
SANDAG began removing call boxes along urban highways throughout the San Diego region this month and will continue to do so through June, reflecting a decrease in call volume due to the increase in cell phone ownership.
Authorities today announced that police have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday's sexual assault on the campus of San Diego Mesa College. The name of the suspect was not immediately released.
Showers will be mostly light Saturday morning, decreasing into early Saturday afternoon. Another round of showers expected to push through late afternoon ending late Saturday night.
Police Chief David Nisleit Friday strongly disavowed what he described as an unofficial, "never authorized" departmental program that rewarded officers for making narcotics arrests.
On Friday, San Diego Police announced their search for a suspect involved in a robbery off the San Diego State University campus.
A court-appointed receiver has taken control of a Pacific Beach "hoarder house" that has accumulated trash, created unsafe conditions for children and harbored vermin in recent years, the San Diego City Attorney's Office announced Friday.
The owners of Hauser's Patio reached out to News 8 Friday morning asking to be put in contact with the couple who had their furniture stolen from their patio in Pacific Beach this week.