Walter Mencken 11:31 a.m., Feb. 1
Another Encanto Shooting
Guns and bikes in the night.
September 16, 10:20 p.m. 62nd Street and Atkins Avenue, Encanto SDPD 32.76105, -117.0641
Officers responded to a report of shots fired near the Orange Line Trolley station at 62nd Street in Encanto. Upon arrival, they found a male, 27 years old, lying on the ground and suffering from a gunshot wound.
Paramedics arrived and attempted life support measures without success. The male was pronounced dead at the scene.
Initial reports from witnesses indicate the male was waiting for the trolley and was approached by three young Hispanic males on bicycles. Gun shots were heard the males quickly left on their bikes.