Gunman killed in shooting involving SDPD officers

SAN DIEGO — A gunman was fatally shot by officers in the Mountain View neighborhood of San Diego on Monday, authorities said.

San Diego police responded to a call about a gunman at a taco shop around 5:30 p.m. at 1100 43rd Street, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Chris Steffen told FOX 5.

“As officers approached the intersection where the taco shop is located, the 33-year-old man exited the taco shop, advancing towards them with a gun,” Steffen said.

Two officers were then involved in a shootout with the suspect where all three fired their weapons. The sheriff’s official did not confirm who fired the first shots.

“There are casings,” Steffen said. “A Glock type semi-automatic handgun was found in the possession of the suspect. We do not know how many more bullets were fired by the suspect, nor how many bullets were fired by the officers. »

Authorities say after the 33-year-old man was shot, officers began applying life-saving measures to the suspect. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

No officers were injured in the shooting.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is investigating all shootings involving the SDPD, per protocol.

FOX 5’s Liberty Zabala contributed to this story.