Vista CA— Just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2018, deputies from the Vista Sheriff’s Station responded to a call of a male who arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound. During the preliminary investigation by deputies, they determined a shooting had likely occurred at 320 Pomelo Drive, in Vista. Deputies detained a male subject at the scene. He was later identified as Fredy Sixto, age twenty-seven, of Vista.
The Sheriff’s Homicide Detail was called to the scene and assumed investigative responsibility. Detectives obtained a search warrant for the apartment and along with Crime Lab personnel, processed the scene for evidence. Fredy Sixto has been arrested for one count of attempted murder and will be booked into the San Diego Central Jail.
The name of the victim is being withheld pending identification and notification of his family; he is not expected to survive his injury.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321/after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477 and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.