SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A shooting at the Pala Indian Reservation in the North County left a 56-year-old man dead, authorities said Monday.
San Diego County Sheriff's deputies from the Valley Center substation were called to the 11900 block of Ortega Road in a residential area of the reservation shortly after midnight, Sheriff Homicide Sgt. Todd Norton said.
The victim was found shot numerous times as he sat in a vehicle, according to Norton. Paramedics responded and attempted to save the man's life, but he died at the scene, Norton said.
The San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office was called to the scene and will release the man's name after his family is notified. No suspect
information was released.
Detectives asked anyone with information about the shooting to call the Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321 or after hours at (858) 565-5200. Tipsters can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.