Murder Charge Filed Against Suspect In 1988 Encanto​ Shooting


SAN DIEGO, CA — A homicide cost was filed Tuesday towards a suspect accused in a taking pictures that killed a person in an Encanto-area neighborhood greater than three a long time in the past.

Leovardo Salceda, 51, was arrested final Wednesday for allegedly firing the shot that mortally wounded 37-year-old Oliver Harrison on July 31, 1988, in line with San Diego police.

Harrison was using a bicycle within the 600 block of 61st Street when he was struck by a stray bullet discharged throughout a close-by battle between two males, Lt. Matt Dobbs stated.

Because witnesses to the taking pictures had been uncooperative, the investigation ultimately went chilly. Detectives continued working the case, nevertheless, and “eventually developed enough information” to arrest Salceda for the slaying, the lieutenant stated. Dobbs declined to specify the character of these findings.

Salceda was being held with out bail on the San Diego Central Jail pending arraignment, which was tentatively set for Friday.

The prison grievance additionally costs Salceda with tried homicide for allegedly opening hearth on one other sufferer, additionally on July 31, 1988. He moreover faces allegations of discharging a firearm at an occupied motorcar and utilizing a revolver in each the homicide and tried homicide.

— City News Service