Escondido, CA
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Escondido police investigate homicide

On May 2 at 9:47 p.m., Escondido police officers responded to a disturbance call in the 600 block of N. Grape Street. When officers arrived several people were seen fleeing from the area. Officers searched the area and located a deceased 36-year-old man in the backyard of a residence with multiple gunshots wounds.
Officers detained several people at the scene. Their involvement in the crime is still being determined. Escondido Police detectives responded to the scene to investigate the incident.
The crime is believed to be gang related.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Escondido Police at 760-839-4722, or leave an anonymous tip at 760-743-TIPS (8477).

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