San Diego, California — On October 18, 2022, around 5:30 p.m., San Diego Police Officers received multiple radio calls of a man (33-year-old Derrick Weatherspoon) with a gun near the 1100 block of S. 43rd Street in San Diego. When officers arrived in the area, they were fired upon by the man near the intersection of 43rd Street and Keeler Ave. Officers returned fire striking the man.
The man fell to the ground around the 1200 block of 43rd Street. Officers immediately began life saving measures on the man. Paramedics arrived and continued CPR however the man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. A Glock style semi-automatic handgun was found in the man’s possession.