A tragic incident occurred in the late hours of the night at a Ralphs grocery store on Commons Drive, San Diego, where a police officer and a suspect were both injured in a shooting. The event, which unfolded during a stolen vehicle investigation, has left the community in shock and the area under heavy police presence.
San Diego Shooting, What Actually Happened?
According to law enforcement agencies, the incident transpired around 11:35 p.m. at the 4S Commons Town Center, located at 10511-10543 4S Commons Dr, San Diego, CA. A San Diego Police Department officer was conducting a stolen vehicle investigation when the shooting occurred, resulting in injuries to both the officer and a suspect involved.
In the aftermath of the shooting, the parking lot of the Ralphs grocery store at 10525 4S Commons Dr was cordoned off as part of the active crime scene. Law enforcement agencies, including the San Diego Police Department, San Diego Fire, and San Diego Paramedics, responded rapidly to the situation.
The Condition of the Officer and Suspect
Following the incident, the officer, who has not been publicly identified, was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Emergency Medical Services swiftly transported the injured officer to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The condition of the officer remains unknown at this time.
Similarly, the suspect involved in the incident was also shot and injured, but their current condition remains undisclosed.
Ongoing Investigation and Public Advisory
The circumstances leading up to the shooting are under active investigation, with a significant police presence in the area and around Interstate-15. The public has been urged to avoid the area while law enforcement conducts their investigation and secures the scene.
In this trying time, our thoughts are with the injured officer, their family, and the entire San Diego Police Department. This incident serves as a stark reminder of the risks law enforcement officers face daily in their mission to maintain public safety.