San Diego County Crime Stoppers and detectives from the San Diego Police Department’s Southeastern Division are looking for two unknown suspects wanted for assault with a deadly weapon.
On September 6, 2012, at approximately 2:05 a.m., a 37-year-old male (victim) was walking on the sidewalk in the 6100 block of Akins Ave. Two unknown Hispanic male suspects drove up alongside the victim. One of the suspects exited the vehicle and pointed a handgun at the victim. The suspect shot the victim striking him in both legs. The suspect got back in the vehicle and both suspects fled the scene. The victim flagged down officers shortly after the shooting. The victim was transported to the hospital by medics and is recovering from his injuries.
Suspect #1 Description: Hispanic male, approximately 18-25 years-old, short black hair, described as short with a thin to medium build. He was wearing a black baseball cap, dark gray and white plaid Pendleton style long sleeve shirt, and baggy dark-colored pants. Photo too grainy to identify.
Suspect #2 Description: Hispanic male, approximately 20-25 years-old, black hair tied back in a short pony tail, thin moustache, described as average height with a thin to medium build. He wore a blue bandana around his neck which was covering a fresh scar or red rash on the left side of his neck. He was wearing a black t-shirt and plaid shorts.
Suspect Vehicle Description: Late 1990’s beige or tan 4-door sedan with sunroof (possibly a Nissan Altima or Maxima.)
If anyone has any information on this case, please contact San Diego Police Department Southeastern detectives at 619-527-3500 or theCrime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.CrimeStoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to a felony arrest in this case. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.
- Media inquiries about the case can be directed to Officer James Johnson at (619) 531-1500.
For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous. The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion. The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000. Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.