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TYPE OF INCIDENT: Homicide
DATE AND TIME OCCURRED: 03/20/2020 1955 Hours
LOCATION OF OCCURRENCE: 700 Applewood Drive
BUSINESS NAME: N/A
RESUME OF INCIDENT: At approximately 7:55 PM on March 20, 2020, El Cajon Police responded to the area of 700 Applewood Drive to reports of gunshots heard with several people fleeing from the area. According to witnesses, a confrontation had taken place in the street near the intersection of Applewood Drive and Cedar Street. Officers arrived on scene and confirmed two males had been shot. Both were transported to local hospitals for treatment. One male, a 20 year old El Cajon resident, was shot in the leg and is expected to survive. The second male, also a 20 year old resident of El Cajon, was shot in the torso and succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
The names of the victims are not being released at this time pending notification of the families.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311. Individuals with information who wish to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers tip line at (888) 580-8477
PREPARED BY: Lt. Jeremiah Larson
DIVISION: Patrol Division
DATE AND TIME: 03/21/2020 1645 hours
REVIEWED BY: Sgt. J. Cutting
Mike Moulton, Chief of Police