On 11/22/2008 at about 12:43 a.m., the victim and several friends were standing in front of a residence in the 100 block of "E" Street in the City of Chula Vista.
A small gray or silver compact car drove up and stopped. A passenger got out of the car holding a gun and opened fire. Jared Alvarez, 21-years of age, was struck and transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the suspect vehicle fled westbound on "E" Street. A witness said the gunman may have gotten out of the back seat. It is unknown if there was anyone else in the car besides the driver and the shooter.
At this time there is no description of the suspects other than being males. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. Homicide detectives are investigating.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Chula Vista Police Department at (619) 691-5151 or to phone in an anonymous tip, call Crimestoppers at (888) 580-8477.
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