Scott Ellis 3 a.m., March 12
Two Men Shot, One Dies
Even during the fires and evacuations, people find time to shoot and kill each other.
Bayview Heights Drive and Euclid Avenue, Oak Park October 23, 9:15 p.m. SDPD 32.715675, -117.161529
Police responded to a report of shots fired. They arrived to find two male victims who had been shot, one fatally. Officers and paramedics attempted life-saving measures. The victims were taken to an area hospital. One of the victims was declared dead by hospital personnel and the other, 29, was shot in the arm. His wound is non-life threatening and he is expected to recover.
Initial investigation reveals that witnesses observed three young males walk up to the two victims. Shots were fired. The three suspects ran away from the scene.
Officer founds shell casings from a .45-caliber handgun on the street.