One Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Victor Vega

$1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of Victor Vega. 

 Victor Vega (Victim) 

On May 28, 2016, at 10:00 p.m., officers from the San Diego Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 8300 block of Brookhaven Road. Officers located 28-year-old Victor Vega in the street suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers along with medics began life-saving measures, but Vega died at the scene despite their efforts. Investigators learned that Vega had attended a party in the area earlier in the evening. Vega was walking along Brookhaven Road when a dark colored sedan drove up next to him.  Gunshots were fired from the vehicle striking Vega. The vehicle drove away eastbound on Brookhaven Road.  

Anyone with information on this murder is asked to call the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.   Anonymous email and text messages can be sent via 

  • Media inquiries about this case should be directed to Lt. Todd Griffin at (619) 531-2275 or email at
  • Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at