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Police Investigating Fatal Shooting of Lemon Grove Man

The 18-year-old victim was killed in Encanto on Saturday night.

San Diego Police are investigating the fatal shooting over the weekend of an 18-year-old Lemon Grove resident, reported the Union-Tribune.

On Saturday night, the unidentified man was shot and killed in Encanto by two men who fled in a black car, the newspaper reported. The victim's name has not been released.

Police responded to call to Alderly Street near Kirtright Street at 8 p.m. The man died at the scene.  Witnesses reportedly saw the suspect and a passenger drive away in a black four-door Audi or Lexus, the newspaper reported.

Sammy January 08, 2013 at 06:44 AM
Man, lemon grove is going to crap.... Ghetto. What's going on and why? Where's the politicians? Why aren't they out there cleaning up their streets?
J. Oliwa January 08, 2013 at 03:45 PM
It does seem like Lemon Grove has been in the news lately. I live in lemon grove and have always felt safe. What can the city government and it's residence do to make sure things don't keep going this direction?
James Davis January 08, 2013 at 06:52 PM
Sammy, It was a Lemon Grove man and the shooting was in Encanto. Yes the news with Lemon Grove , has not been positive. But, I have seen and read many of these instances and they almost never involve locals getting into the mix. Its usually someone from somewhere else committing a crime here and getting busted.
latresia austin January 09, 2013 at 12:41 AM
I feel there needs to be more police and civilian involvement in the areas close to the trolley. Especially the one by the lemon. It is easy for a criminal to commit a crime then hop on the trolley for easy escape.
LemongroveLady January 09, 2013 at 01:23 AM
What is going on? You really have to ask? Good grief! Where have you been? Certainly LG is not La Jolla but far from being a ghetto. I take offense to that. We are predominately working class community with a quite a few middle to upper class mixed in. Lemon Grove is , in my opinion , "a diamond in the rough". Your community is what you make it Sammy. If you believe LG to be a crappy place and are always reinforcing that belief by always looking at the crime reports then it will always a bad place. The only way to change your belief is if you make the difference by getting up from your computer and start serving your community.

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