SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Sentencing was rescheduled Thursday to Aug. 27 for a man who admitted involvement in the fatal shooting of a gang rival outside a Lincoln Park liquor store in 2008.
Martrell Johnson, 21, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the Oct. 20, 2008, death of 20-year-old Joel Carmichael outside Dr. J's liquor store. The shooting was gang-related, according to the prosecution.
Johnson was arrested within months of the slaying, along with three co-defendants, including his older brother.
Martray Johnson, Michael Anthony Allen and Marquise Grady have all been convicted and sentenced for their roles in the shooting. Martrell and Allen were both juveniles at the time of the shooting but were prosecuted as adults.
Authorities said all four defendants were involved in the planning and coordination of the slaying but only Grady and Martrell fired weapons.
A gas line break in downtown has prompted area businesses to evacuate. The break was reported around 1 p.m. and is located near Fifth Avenue and E Street.
One week ago as diners packed restaurants in a Kearny Mesa a shooting broke out in the parking lot of a strip mall on Convoy Street.
Skies across San Diego County are mostly clear and will stay that way through the early Saturday. This will result in another night of tumbling temps into early Saturday morning.
The first phase of the city of San Diego's ordinance banning polystyrene foam and single-use plastics will go into effect on Saturday.
A pothole here. A pothole there. The City of San Diego says it has seen a spike in reports of potholes due to recent winter storms.
Hundreds of San Diego State students are dancing the night away Friday as part of a 15-hour dance marathon which will end Saturday morning.
The owner of an Ocean Beach sandwich shop is sharing surveillance video of a man he says stole the employees tip jar.
The National Weather Service on has issued a frost advisory from 10 p.m., Friday to 9 a.m., Saturday for the inland valleys of San Diego.