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OPD Investigating Early Morning Shooting Death on ‘The Strand’

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Oceanside CA— Early this morning, July 29th, 2017 at approximately 2:35 AM, Oceanside Police Officers responded to a medical aid in the 700 block South, The Strand. Officers arrived on scene and found the victim lying face down with a single gunshot wound to the head. Officers rendered medical aid until Paramedics arrived on scene.
The victim, an 18-year-old Hispanic male adult, was subsequently transported to a Scripps La Jolla hospital where he was pronounced dead by medical staff. His name is not being released pending notification of next of kin.
Detectives from the Oceanside Police Department Investigations Division responded to the scene and are currently conducting a follow-up into this incident. It is unknown at this time if this was a self-inflicted gunshot or others were involved with this incident.
Due to the fact that this is an active investigation no further details are being released at this time.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Anonymous Tip Line at 760-435-4730.

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OPD Investigating Early Morning Shooting Death on ‘The Strand’