San Diego Police Seek Information in Targeted Killing of 43-Year-Old Man in East Village Shooting

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The tragic shooting in East Village over the weekend has left the community in shock. The victim, Ali Jabbar, a 43-year-old resident of San Diego, was walking with a group on 16th Street near Market Street when he was targeted and shot by an unknown suspect. According to San Diego police Lt. Jud Campbell, the shooting occurred around 3:05 p.m. on Sunday. Despite efforts to save him, Jabbar passed away at the hospital from his injuries.

Campbell stated that the investigation is ongoing, and authorities believe the shooting was a targeted attack. It appears that the suspect intentionally singled out Jabbar and did not harm anyone else in the group. The suspect, described as a man in dark clothing, fled the scene and was last seen getting into a silver or gray sedan and driving towards state Route 94.

The San Diego Police Department is urging anyone with information about the shooting to come forward and assist with the investigation. They can contact the homicide unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (888) 580-8477. The community’s cooperation is essential in bringing justice to the victim and his family.

This senseless act of violence has rattled the neighborhood, leaving residents concerned for their safety. The East Village community is coming together to support one another during this difficult time as they mourn the loss of a beloved member.

As the authorities work diligently to apprehend the suspect, the community is urged to remain vigilant and report any relevant information that could aid in the investigation. The tragic loss of Ali Jabbar serves as a reminder of the impact of senseless violence on the community and the importance of coming together to seek justice and support one another.