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SDSO Investigating Early Morning Shooting and Homicide in Fallbrook-Updated

Update: The victim and suspect have been identified in this incident. For more information, click [Here]

Fallbrook CA— Early this morning, November 1, 2018, shortly before 1:00am., Fallbrook Deputies responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls of a shooting in the area of 1100 South Vine Street, in Fallbrook. When deputies arrived moments later they discovered an unresponsive female victim on the ground with grave injuries to her upper body.

Deputies, passerby’s and witnesses provided medical aid and performed CPR until North County Fire Department personnel arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital. Despite lifesaving efforts, she was pronounced dead shortly before 2:00 a.m.

The victim is a Hispanic female believed to be approximately twenty-years-old. Her name is being withheld pending positive identification and family notifications.

Other details of the shooting are being investigated by the Sheriff’s Homicide Unit.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of the victim’s death.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to please call the Sheriff’s Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330/after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477, or visiting the Crime Stoppers website at https://www.sdcrimestoppers.org/

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