Suspect in San Diego TV sportscaster shooting surrenders
Last Updated Feb 11, 2015 10:58 AM EST
SAN DIEGO -- Kyle Kraska, the sports director and anchor at CBS affiliate KFMB-TV in San Diego, was shot outside his suburban home Tuesday, the station reported.
A suspect turned himself in late Tuesday night after a brief standoff with police at a home in El Cajon, in San Diego County.
San Diego police received a call of shots fired around 3:00 p.m. Officers arriving at the scene in the community of Scripps Ranch found neighbors giving aid to Kraska, who was then transported to Scripps La Jolla Hospital and rushed into surgery.
Kraska was shot in the leg and the left side of his stomach. A police officer who ride in the ambulance told KFMB Kraska was alert, awake and responsive during the trip to the hospital. Late Tuesday, following surgery, doctors said Kraska's prognosis was good.
Kraska's silver Mercedes Benz was found parked at the end of his driveway with its windows shot out. A neighbor told KFMB he saw Kraska face-down in the street after being shot. Another neighbor reported hearing eight shots fired followed by a second round of gunfire.
Suspect Mike Montana
The suspect in the shooting was identified by police as Mike Montana, but it is unclear what his relationship, if any, was to Kraska, or what the alleged motive might have been.
Police said Montana was still at large and considered armed and dangerous.
KFMB reported Montana used to live illegally in a storage unit at Gillespie Field, an airport in El Cajon. A former neighbor told the station he had run-ins with Montana and believed at one point the suspect was on psychotropic medications.
"He left threatening voice mails on my son's cell phone. Not direct threats, but talking