Carlsbad CA— This afternoon, April 28 at 2:58 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department was called to the 2500 block of El Camino Real regarding an injured adult male. The caller reported that he found a subject near a vehicle in the parking lot who had sustained a gunshot wound to the head. The caller also indicated that the male had a handgun in his hand.
Officers responded to the area where they located a male lying next to a vehicle who had sustained a gunshot wound to the head. The Carlsbad Fire Department arrived on scene and determined that the male had succumbed to the injury.
Carlsbad Police Department Detectives and Medical Examiner’s from the San Diego Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene to investigate the death. San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office will be notifying the next of kin.
The investigation into the death of the male is ongoing.