Crime

Local teen allegedly shot stepfather

ECPD still looking for the suspect

EL CENTRO POLICE SEARCH FOR SUSPECT

EL CENTRO, Calif. - The El Centro Police Department said they are looking for a 16-year-old teen who allegedly shot his stepdad. ECPD said officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 500 Block of Brighton Avenue on Monday at 1:12 p.m.

The caller stated her husband had been shot and the suspect had fled the scene on foot. Officers responded and located the victim of the gunshot and the reporting party. The victim was treated by paramedics from the El Centro Fire Department and transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center for treatment. Information on his medical condition is not currently available.

The suspect remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous. The motive behind the shooting has not been determined. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact our detectives at (760) 337-4525 or submit an anonymous tip using the “Submit A Tip” tab on our department Facebook page.


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