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Search for gunman in deadly Encanto drive-by shooting

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8 /CNS) - A shooting at an Encanto strip mall left one person dead and another wounded Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses reported hearing about four gunshots shortly after 1:30 p.m. in the area of a trolley station at Akins Avenue and 62nd Street, according to San Diego police.

Officers located two males, in the parking lot of a business, who had sustained gunshot wounds.  

The first was a 25 year-old male who sustained at least one gunshot wound to his upper torso. Officers and medics rendered medical aid to the victim and he was transported to a local hospital.

Unfortunately, he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The second male victim also sustained gunshot wound(s) to his upper torso and was transported to a local hospital. He is listed in fair condition.

A suspect vehicle was described as a blue or grey 4-door sedan seen leaving the area immediately following the shooting.

The victims' identities are known but will not be released until additional family notifications have been made.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
 

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