On Sunday evening, a shooter, who was identified as 50 year old Peter Selis born in 1967, wreaked havoc in an apartment complex in University City.
Selis’ episode resulted in him being shot and killed by the police.
The shooting took place at the pool area of the complex during a party. There was a large group gathered to the area. One of the female victims of the shooting have died.
Eight victims were taken to the hospital with various injuries. Seven of these had gunshot wounds and one had a broken arm that he got as he was fleeing the scene.
The shooter was reloading his gun when Sand Diego Police Department arrived on scene via helicopter. He was drinking a beer as he was shooting, according to one of the witnesses.
Selis pointed his gun at police officers, three of which opened fire on the suspect. He immediately went down and is confirmed to be dead.
The San Diego Police Department received multiple calls just after 6 p.m. of an active shooter in the 9000 block of Judicial Drive. He was described as a white male who was armed. The shooting was determined to be at the La Jolla Crossroads apartments.
The shooter has been identified by police as Peter Selis born in 1967. He reportedly lived at the apartment complex where the shooting took place. Police said the shooting took place during a party in the pool area of the complex where a large group of people were gathered.
SDPD’s helicopter arrived on the scene and found that the shooter was still in the pool area and appeared to be reloading. Selis was reportedly drinking a beer during the gunfire according to a witness who spoke to CBS News 8. When police officers arrived on scene they were directed to the pool area where they located the suspect who then pointed his weapon at the officers.
Three officers opened on the suspect, he went down and he has been confirmed to be dead. Eight victims were transported to area hospitals with various injuries. The victims were identified as four African American females with gunshot wounds, two African American males with gunshot wounds, one Hispanic male with gunshot wounds and one African American male with a broken arm sustained while fleeing the area.
Further information on the conditions of the victims have not been released. Chief Zimmerman said the motive still under investigation. She stated that the gun used was a large caliber handgun. It was unknown if he knew any of the victims. San Diego Police ask that anyone with additional information on Sunday’s shooting contact them immediately.