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Woman found fatally shot in Bonita identified

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department told News 8 they are in the early stages of the investigation.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities Friday released the name of the 22-year- old woman found shot to death near Sweetwater Summit Regional Park in Bonita. 

A patrol deputy found the body of Kimberly Gutierrez of La Mesa near a cul-de-sac at the end of Quarry Road about 3 a.m. Tuesday, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

An autopsy determined that Gutierrez died of gunshot wounds, and her death was ruled a homicide, sheriff's Lt. Thomas Seiver said.

Officials have not publicly identified any suspects in the case.