Junior Seau

Man fatally shot in crowd of hundreds near Oceanside Pier at sunset

A 21-year-old man was killed in a shooting at an amphitheater near the Oceanside Pier where hundreds of people were gathered just before sunset Thursday, police said.

Ramon Torres, 25, said he was sitting on the bleachers in the amphitheater when he heard gunshots.

“I was stunned for, like, 30 seconds, but everyone else ran,” he said.

Torres said he looked over his left shoulder, toward the top of the bleachers, and saw people holding the wounded man, telling him, “Don’t die. Don’t die.”

The Oceanside man was shot multiple times at the Junior Seau Pier Amphitheatre, also known as the Oceanside Bandshell, about 7:20 p.m. He died on the way to the hospital, police...

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