Sheriff’s investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect connected to the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old man in Lemon Grove. Daniel Ethridge, 34, has been identified as a suspect in the shooting death of Gregory Moore. Moore was shot in his torso and leg on March 22 and later died at the hospital. Investigations revealed that Moore knew his assailants, and the shooting was a result of a previous dispute. Ethridge, along with three other men, Ronald Shazun Perry Jr., Julio Dulay, and Zahkee Mills, have been charged with murder and shooting at an occupied vehicle. Those in custody have pleaded not guilty. The public is urged to contact homicide investigators or Crime Stoppers with any information. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest. shooting” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Caleb Lunetta reported
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Investigators Seek Public’s Help in Solving Lemon Grove shooting
LEMON GROVE —
The San Diego Sheriff’s Office is appealing to the public for assistance in locating a suspect connected to the tragic shooting death of a 39-year-old man in Lemon Grove earlier this year.
Suspect Daniel Ethridge, aged 34, has been identified by Sheriff’s Lt. Joseph Jarjura as a person of interest in the murder of Gregory Moore, according to a recent news release.
Court records indicate that Ethridge is one of four individuals charged in relation to Moore’s death. The other suspects are currently detained in San Diego County jail.
The incident occurred on the evening of March 22, when Moore was shot in the torso and leg on Lemon Grove Avenue near Montana Street. Fatally wounded, he managed to drive a short distance to the intersection of San Miguel Avenue, where he was discovered unconscious in the driver’s seat by responding deputies.
Moore was rushed to the hospital by paramedics but succumbed to his injuries.
During the course of the investigation, deputies discovered that Moore was acquainted with his assailants, and the shooting incident was a result of a previous altercation, as stated by Lt. Jarjura.
In the criminal complaint filed, Ethridge stands as a defendant alongside Ronald Shazun Perry Jr., aged 32, Julio Dulay, aged 26, and Zahkee Mills, aged 20. All four individuals have been charged with murder and shooting at an occupied vehicle in San Diego Superior Court.
The defendants currently in custody have pleaded not guilty to the charges, according to the county District Attorney’s Office.
Anyone possessing information related to the case is urged to contact the homicide investigators at (858) 285-6330 or provide anonymous tips to the San Diego County Crime Stoppers hotline at (888) 580-8477.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for any information leading to the arrest of the.