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SDPD arrests suspect, 20, in fatal shooting of homeless man in City Heights

San Diego homicide detectives arrested a 20-year-old man on Friday on suspicion of shooting and killing a homeless man early Thursday morning in City Heights.

Antwan Jbyrd Quiroz is suspected of killing 35-year-old Abdirisaq Ahmed. 12:30 a.m. Thursday in the Chollas Creek area of ​​City Heightssaid Lt. Jude Campbell of the San Diego Police homicide.

The shooting took place on 50th Street near Whitman Street, where police responded to reports of gunshots and found Ahmed on the sidewalk suffering multiple gunshot wounds, Campbell told a news release. Rescuers rushed Ahmed to the hospital, where he died.

Police did not say what may have led to the shooting. But Campbell said investigators identified Quiroz as a suspected gunman and arrested him at around 2:15 p.m. Friday on 50th Street near Sterling Courthouse, a few blocks from the scene of the shooting.

Quiroz was detained Friday night in San Diego Central Prison on suspicion of murder and was held without bail.



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