One person was killed and another injured in a shooting in the south
CHULA VISTA, Calif. — One person was killed and another was injured Tuesday in a shooting in Chula Vista, authorities said.
At approximately 6:33 p.m., SkyFOX was over Palomar Avenue and Broadway where a large police presence could be seen closing several roads.
Witnesses told FOX 5 the shooting happened at a nearby mobile home park, prompting the two shooting victims to flee in a white Jeep.
The victims, both male, were traveling along Palomar Avenue and Broadway, when they flagged down a trooper who was driving in the area, a Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) watch commander told FOX 5. That’s where authorities found the Jeep driver and the Jeep driver. . A passenger was injured by a gunshot.
Both were taken to a hospital, where the passenger died, according to CVPD. The driver survived his injuries.
According to police, the victims are in their late teens or early twenties.
Homicide detectives are investigating the incident.
FOX 5’s Juliette Fara contributed to this story.