A person armed with an assault rifle-caliber weapon fired a number of rounds at a Hillcrest restaurant Tuesday night time, police stated, however no one was wounded, KTLA sister station KSWB reported.
The capturing occurred round 7:forty p.m. outdoors Asian Bistro within the four hundred block of College Avenue, based on San Diego police.
Shortly after, police arrested a man matching the gunman’s description. Officers recovered the weapon and at the very least 19 shell casings, together with discarded clothes.
“The business was the only thing that was hit,” Lt. Andra Brown stated. “There were no individuals inside that have been hit. We’ve about 19 casings of a .556 caliber, which is an assault rifle-caliber weapon.”
Michael Hurtado advised KSWBhe was tucking his two little women into bed once they heard a rattle of gunfire.
“I heard speedy succession of what had seemed like long-rifle photographs,” Hurtado stated. “Bam, bam, bam, bam, bam! About seven to 10. It was sufficient to where my women jumped up and began screaming and I yelled at them, ‘get within the rest room as fast as you’ll be able to, simply get within the rest room.'”
Hurtado stated he referred to as 911 and went downstairs, the place he bumped into someone who stated he saw what occurred.
“He stated there was a guy on the north aspect of College who was sporting a hoodie and as he was firing, he was crossing University and he was firing in the direction of Fig Tree and the Asian Bistro and then ran down our alley. So he had the gun up … and was firing as he was operating,” Hurtado stated. “God is aware of what would have happened if any of those rounds would have gone into my house and hit one among my youngsters. I might have been devastated.”
At the least one individual might have been hit by shattered glass, police stated.