Shots Fired Before Ice Cube Concert, Suspect Down

Blanche Robertson
September 3, 2018

The concert was scheduled for the Del Mar Racetrack at the fairgrounds about 21 miles north of downtown San Diego.

The newspaper says people saw police and sheriff's department cars arrive at the Del Mar Racetrack about 6:40 p.m. Sunday.

San Diego police officers shot a man who pulled a gun and started firing into the air when he found out that evening's Ice Cube Concert was sold out.

"An argument ensued at the gate and nearby deputies responded".

At least one video posted on Twitter showed a female sheriff's deputy pull her gun and fire what sounded like four rounds after a man standing near an entrance gate is seen pointing a weapon toward the sky. You hear 4 shots fired at him.

Several deputies administered first aid to a man on the ground as they waited for EMTs to arrive, according to the footage.'s billionaire CEO released after U.S. arrest
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The unidentified man was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. To our knowledge, no one else was injured.

The exchange of gunfire occurred just before Ice Cube was set to take the stage as part of Del Mar's Summer Concert Series, his performance set to be the last show of the summer schedule.

A deputy then shot Elizarraras, the Sheriff's Department said. Elizarraras is in stable condition and expected to survive, the sheriff's department said. "The involved deputies were not injured".

The Del Mar Racetrack tweeted that the situation was under control, and that a scheduled concert by rapper Ice Cube would go ahead as planned.

CNN affiliate 10News reported that the concert began at 8:30 p.m.

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