8 wounded, suspected gunman killed in San Diego incident

The shooter reportedly opened fire in the pool area of the apartment complex, news outlets reported.

Two police officers arrived and confronted the gunman, who exchanged gunfire with the officers before he was shot, the witness said.

Six of the victims are African-American, another victim is Latino, according to SDPD chief Shelley Zimmerman.

One of the victims, a woman, later died in hospital.

One man who attended the gathering said the suspect was sitting in a chair at the pool.

Local television network Fox 5 said the suspect was shot in the pool area of the complex. The gunman had been shot and no longer was a threat, according to our sister station in San Diego.


It was earlier reported that eight persons were shot but the figure was later revised to seven. The suspect was described as a white male, wearing brown shorts, and armed with a gun. "We need ALL witnesses to stay on scene", police said in a tweet.

Several of the injured are reportedly in a critical condition. He said he immediately got on the ground.

"Then we saw literally the people jumping out from the pool. and running like insane", another witness told NBC 7.

Amit Godbole said his wife was walking toward the pool when she heard gunshots and saw people streaming out.

Witnesses report seeing at least seven people shot around the pool area of an apartment complex. DEVELOPING: We will provide more information as it becomes available.

A second witness, who was at the pool, told NBC 7 the suspect walked into the pool area where friends were celebrating one of the tenants' 50th birthday party.


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