Three Year Anniversary of the Alberto Sanchez Homicide

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San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit continue to look for leads in the unsolved homicide of Alberto Sanchez. 

On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at approximately 6:00 a.m., San Diego police officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at the intersection of 41st St. and Orange Ave. Officers found 45-year-old Alberto Sanchez lying in the driver’s seat of his vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso.  Paramedics responded to the scene and transported him to a local hospital where he later died.  

The preliminary investigation revealed a male in his 20’s on a bicycle fired several rounds striking Sanchez. The suspect was described as a dark skinned male wearing a dark colored sweatshirt with jeans.  

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person/persons responsible for this crime is asked to call SDPD Homicide at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.  Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via 

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Alberto Sanchez

Homicide Victim

Media inquiries should be directed to: 

  • Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Mike Holden at 619-    531-2425 or email at
  • Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Mark Herring at 619-531-1500 or email at