By SDCN Staff
Vista, CA–A woman involved in an altercation Wednesday night in Vista died from her injuries at a local hospital, authorities said.
Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call, shortly before 8 p.m., of an altercation in the 1200 block of South Santa Fe Avenue. Deputies along with the fire department paramedics arrived on the scene and located a 30 to 35-year-old woman with signs of trauma to her upper torso. The victim was transported to a local area hospital for further treatment. While at the hospital the victim’s health continued to decline and she was pronounced dead.
A 40 to 45-year-old man was seen with the woman during the altercation. It is unknown his level of involvement in the incident, the Sheriff’s Department said.
Sheriff’s Department investigators said the identity of the victim is unknown at this time.
The circumstances and motivations of the altercation are under investigation.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330 or after hours at (858) 565-5200. Individuals can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.