SAN DIEGO — San Diego police homicide detectives were investigating the shooting death of a man Saturday in the Shelltown neighborhood just north of National City.
The sound of gunshots were reported at 1:35 a.m. in the 1800 block of South 42nd Street, police said. When officers arrived, they found two victims on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds.
Both victims were taken to the hospital, according to the SDPD Homicide Unit, where a 49-year-old Hispanic man died. A 56-year-old Hispanic man was in critical condition, but was expected to survive.
Family has told News 8 the name of the man who passed away. Ricardo Moran who goes by the name "Richie" is described as a great husband, father and grandfather. Family members said he was about to welcome his fifth grandchild and his son is getting married in just a couple weeks.
A black sedan was seen speeding away from the scene after the shooting, but police have not found it.
A GoFundMe has been set up to help with funeral costs.