San Diego Police Investigate Fatal East Village Shooting – Suspect at Large

SAN DIEGO, CA – A tragic shooting over the Presidents Day weekend in the East Village neighborhood left a 43-year-old man dead. The victim, Ali Jabbar, was walking with a group on a sidewalk when he was gunned down by an unidentified assailant. The incident occurred around 3 p.m. on Sunday in front of an apartment building in the 600 block of 16th Street.

Upon the arrival of patrol officers, Jabbar was found with multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to the hospital. Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead. San Diego Police Department’s Lt. Jud Campbell disclosed that the shooter approached the victim and opened fire, then fled the scene in a gray or silver vehicle. Jabbar’s companions were unharmed in the attack.

The police have stated that the shooter is still at large, described only as a man in dark clothing who fled the scene in a gray or silver sedan. The authorities closed 16th Street between Market and G Streets for several hours on the day of the incident to conduct their investigation.

The San Diego Police Homicide Detectives have taken over the investigation and are seeking any information from the public that could aid in solving the case. Anyone with relevant information is encouraged to contact the Homicide Unit or Crime Stoppers.

It is a tragic and senseless act of violence that has left the community in shock and mourning. The exact motive behind the shooting is yet to be determined, and the police are actively pursuing leads to apprehend the assailant. The neighborhood residents are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities.

This incident serves as a reminder of the ongoing issue of gun violence in communities and the need for collective efforts to address and prevent such tragedies in the future. As the investigation continues, the hopes for justice for Ali Jabbar remain in the hearts of the community.