VALLEY CENTER (CNS) - A man was found dead of apparent gunshot injuries Monday outside Valley Center Library.
Deputies responding to a report of a fight in the 29200 block of Cole Grade Road shortly after 7 a.m. found the victim mortally wounded inside a parked car, sheriff's homicide Lt. Kenn Nelson said.
Deputies and paramedics tried to revive him but he died at the scene.
The assailant, described as a Latino in his mid-20s who may have been armed with a sawed-off shotgun, fled to the south with several companions in a white Honda Civic with a black driver's-side door.
The victim's name has not been released. Deputies say he is a 28-year-old Hispanic man.
The county Medical Examiner's Office will determine the victim's cause of death.
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Thousands of San Diegans enjoyed viewing Monday's solar eclipse at events around the city as 57 percent of the sun was blocked by the moon.
If you're planning on watching Monday's solar eclipse you'll need to head east as morning clouds along the coast will likely block those near the beaches from seeing the celestial event.
San Diego Gas & Electric officials said they expect to lose about 500 megawatts of solar energy production during Monday's eclipse, but they expect to have enough power on hand to meet demand.