Hit and Run

CRIME & SAFETY REPORT

CRIME & SAFETY REPORT

Truck set ablaze, shots fired in OB incident

A man who chased a vehicle after someone set a pickup truck in Ocean Beach ablaze early April 5, was apparently fired upon in a nearby alley, police said. No one was hurt, but the windshield of the man's truck was shattered.

Police received a report of shots fired on Muir Avenue near Froude Street around 1:15 a.m., which was a few minutes after a vehicle fire was reported a few blocks away on Etiwanda Street near Greene Street, said Sgt. Rick Pechin.

Pechin said a man who saw a vehicle leaving the scene of the pickup fire followed it to the south alley of Muir Avenue, where it stopped. When the man pulled up...

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