Suspect wanted in connection with Lemon Grove murder

Daniel Ethridge. Photo provided by San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

By Gina Yarbrough

Lemon Grove, CA–Sheriff’s Department investigators are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a man on March 18 in Lemon Grove.

Investigators have identified 34-year-old Daniel Ethridge as a suspect in the fatal shooting of 39-year-old Gregory Moore.

Deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 2800 block of Lemon Grove Avenue. While searching the area, deputies found Moore unconscious in a car at the intersection of Lemon Grove Avenue and San Miguel Avenue. He was later pronounced dead.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, Ethridge has an active arrest warrant for homicide and is believed to be associated with a local street gang. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Ethridge stands 5 ‘9 ” tall and weighs 165 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He has prior convictions for assault with a deadly weapon and shooting into an inhabited dwelling.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330. They can also call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

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