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Police arrest suspect in deadly Chula Vista shooting

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Dwayne Omar Ramsay was arrested on suspicion of murder and use of a controlled substance Sunday morning, June 10, 2012, a few blocks from the home in the 1500 block of San Pedro Court, according to Chula Vista police and jail records. Dwayne Omar Ramsay was arrested on suspicion of murder and use of a controlled substance Sunday morning, June 10, 2012, a few blocks from the home in the 1500 block of San Pedro Court, according to Chula Vista police and jail records.

CHULA VISTA (CNS) - A 26-year-old man was in custody today on suspicion of shooting a 23-year-old man to death at a home in Chula Vista over the weekend, police said.

Dwayne Omar Ramsay was arrested on suspicion of murder and use of a controlled substance Sunday morning, a few blocks from the home in the 1500 block of San Pedro Court, according to Chula Vista police and jail records.

Shortly before 6:45 a.m., police were responding to a report of possible hot prowler in the neighborhood when they received a call of shots fired.

When officers arrived, a man directed them toward the home where the shooting occurred and told officers that the victim was on the second floor of the residence. Officers found the victim being cared for by his girlfriend, Chula Vista police Lt. Daniel Hardman said.

Paramedics arrived and tried to resuscitate him but the victim died at the scene, Hardman said.

Police said the call about a possible hot prowler was likely tied to Ramsay fleeing the scene.

The motive for the slaying was under investigation.

THIS IS AN UPDATE TO THE PREVIOUS STORY BELOW.

CHULA VISTA (CNS) - A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in a Chula Vista home Sunday, police said.

A neighbor reported hearing shots fired at 6:42 a.m. at a residence on the 1500 block of San Pedro Court in Chula Vista, according to police Lt. Daniel Hardman.

When officers arrived, a man directed them toward the home where the shooting occurred and told officers that the victim was on the second floor of the residence. Officers found the victim, who suffered from a gunshot wound, being cared for by his girlfriend, Hardman said.

Paramedics arrived quickly and performed CPR but the victim died at the scene, he said.

Investigators detained a suspect, a 26-year-old man, without incident during a follow-up investigation, Hardman said.

The suspect was still being interrogated. His name will be released once he is booked, Hardman said.

THIS IS AN UPDATE TO THE PREVIOUS STORY BELOW.

CHULA VISTA (CNS) - A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in Chula Vista Sunday.

A neighbor reported hearing shots fired at 6:42 a.m. at a residence on the 1500 block of San Pedro Court in Chula Vista, police Lt. Daniel Hardman said.

When officers arrived, a man waved them toward the home where the shooting occurred. The man directed officers to the second floor of the residence where they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound, Hardman said.

There were two other people in the house at the time of the shooting.

Paramedics arrived quickly and performed CPR but the victim died at the scene, he said.

Homicide investigators set up a perimeter around the home, interviewed potential witnesses and searched the area, Hardman said.

Investigators did not know what motivated the shooting. No suspects had been named, Hardman said.

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