Updated at 9 a.m. Sunday
An unidentified man was killed near the corner of 13th Street and Imperial Beach Boulevard Saturday evening, the sheriff's department said.
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department received a call about the incident at 8:15 p.m. Deputies and San Diego police officers who were in the area responded within one minute and found a male lying in an alley with gunshot wounds, according to Lt. Larry Nesbit.
Paramedics from the Imperial Beach Fire Department arrived and declared the man dead at the scene, according to Nesbit.
Due to conflicting witness statements, the Sheriff’s Department has not released information about a suspect. The identity of the dead man has not been released by the Medical Examiner’s Office.
Investigators from the Imperial Beach Sheriff’s Station, the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail and Crime Lab, as well as the U.S. Border Patrol are participating in this investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Detail at (858) 974- 2321, after hours at (858) 565-5200, or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-TIPS (8477).
A man was Saturday morning. It is not yet known whether the two incidents are related.