On 01-25-16 at 10:59 p.m. Escondido Police officers responded to multiple reports of gunfire heard in the area of 1256 E. Washington Ave. (Daybreak Grove Apartments). Officers arrived to find an adult male victim lying down near a driveway to the complex. The victim had a single gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Palomar Medical Center by Escondido Fire Paramedics, where he later died. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.
Escondido Police detectives are currently investigating. It is not known what led to the shooting. Information about the suspect(s) is currently unknown, but under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Escondido Police at 760-839-4722, or our Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-8477.