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Since Nov. 16, four men have been shot within the city’s jurisdiction.
The first was Benjamin Davis, 62, who was shot in an apartment complex in Normal Heights on the night of Nov. 16.
Oueth Saem was one of six people shot at an apartment in the Corridor neighborhood on the evening of Nov. 17. He was the only one shot fatally. According to the SDPD, the suspect in that shooting was under surveillance by members of the California Department of Justice’s Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement when he shot the six people. The Narcotics Bureau agents called in the SDPD, who chased the suspect. According to the SDPD, the suspect fired on officers, injuring one. He was shot by officers on the southbound 805 at North Park Avenue. The suspect’s name was Cao Lam, a 41-year-old Asian male.
Very early the next morning, SDPD officers responded to another shooting in the nearby Encanto neighborhood. David Coronado, 53, was found suffering from a gunshot wound. He died an hour later.
That brings the total number of homicides in the city of San Diego this year to 63, including six people who have been shot and killed by police officers.