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Teenage boy killed in Bay Terraces shooting

Police taped off a parking area outside an apartment building but it was unclear if the shooting occurred outside or in one of the units.
Credit: KFMB

A 16-year-old boy was killed just after 8 p.m. Tuesday in a shooting in the Bay Terraces area of South County San Diego, according to police. San Diego police officers responded to the 300 block of South Meadowbrook Drive where they started performing CPR.

The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A 14-year-old man came forward later with non-life-threatening injuries. He was also taken to the hospital. 

Police taped off a parking area outside an apartment building but it was unclear if the shooting occurred outside or in one of the units.

According to a San Diego Police Department press release, a group was playing basketball in the courtyard of the apartment complex when neighbors say they heard gunshots. 

Currently, there is no suspect description and homicide detectives are attempting to locate evidence as well as witnesses.

Anyone with information on this shooting is being asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crimestoppers.