On Friday, June 25, 2010, at about 2139 hours, an Escondido Police Officer in the area of 700 North Broadway heard several gunshots. Officers quickly discovered that Sylvia Gonzales, 29, of Escondido had been shot in the abdomen. Gonzales was transported to Palomar Medical Center. Sylvia died of her injuries on July 8, 2010. Witnesses at the scene told officers that a white four door sedan pulled up to the group standing near the Hacienda Motel, 735 North Broadway, and fired several rounds in their direction. The vehicle then left in an unknown direction. The suspect was described as either a Hispanic or Black male.