SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Arraignment was scheduled Monday for a man who was serving a jail term on an unrelated conviction when he was re-arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting a college student at a Mira Mesa house party last Labor Day weekend.
Albert James Williams III, 21, faces a first-degree murder charge in connection with the Sept. 4 slaying of 20-year-old Aris Pugal, according to San Diego police.
About 11 p.m. that day, gunshots rang out at a home in the 10900 block of Martinique Way. Officers arrived to find Pugal -- a Palomar College student -- lying in the street, suffering from a gunshot wounds, police said. The North County resident died a short time later.
Detectives interviewed a number of witnesses and friends of the victim's before identifying Williams as one of two people Pugal apparently argued with prior to the shooting. The defendant was arrested in the case last Thursday afternoon in county jail, where he is serving a sentence for a child molestation conviction.
Temperatures will continue to warm through the week, with slightly cooler temperatures for the weekend.
Five people were injured in a three-car crash in the Rolando area on Sunday after an apparent road-rage incident. It happened about 1:30 p.m. on University Avenue at College Avenue, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
Another successful Comic-Con is in the books. The four-day pop culture convention came to an end Sunday, but even in its final hours was packed with things to see and do.
Vince Velasquez allowed two hits over seven innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 Sunday for a doubleheader split.
A man stole a brand-new luxury car out of a Kearny Mesa dealership's lot and led police on a lengthy chase down San Diego freeways on Sunday.
San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing and so is the superhero-themed fashion! Celebrities like Sarah Paulson, Sonequa Martin-Green and Camila Mendes, among many other stylish ladies, rocked a bevy of leather, nylon and pleather to attend the annual comic book convention.
Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man who died Saturday morning on a sidewalk in Old Town.
A suspected drunk driver was shot by sheriff's deputies after leading them on a pursuit across North County freeways Friday night, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.