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Man Killed in Shooting in Egger Highlands IDed

Ismael Moreno Jr., 31, was pronounced dead with gunshot wounds to the chest at the scene of the shooting on Friday night that left three others wounded.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

On Sunday, authorities identified a man who was killed in a shooting at a mobile home park in the Egger Highland neighborhood as police continue their search for the killer.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office identified Ismael Moreno Jr., 31, as the man who was pronounced dead with gunshot wounds to the chest at the scene of the shooting on Friday night that left three others wounded.

The shooting occurred at 9:45 p.m. on Friday, in the 1600 block of Cathy Street near the intersection of Thermal Avenue, San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit Lt. Mike Hastings said.

The three wounded victims who were in their 20s were all hospitalized, Hastings said, and one was in critical condition.

Witnesses reported hearing several people in an argument before the shooting, Hastings said, while a dark-colored compact vehicle was seen leaving the scene afterward.

—City News Service
Amy Duke June 30, 2014 at 09:35 PM
This is so so sad. Please pray for his family.

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