San Diego boat capsizes killing at least two, several others hurt


A boat off the coast of San Diego overturned Sunday morning, killing at least two of the estimated 20 people on board and prompting a response from emergency crews, according to the city’s fire department.

The incident happened around 10:15 a.m. off Point Loma near Cabrillo National Monument, which tweeted that the tidepools are temporarily closed.

Nearly 100 first responders were responding to the scene, with eight fire engines, 10 medics, and various other officials. 

City Councilmember Jen Campbell, who represents the district, said her office was monitoring the incident and that her “thoughts are with those impacted.” 

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Victims were reportedly being transported to Shelter Island for additional care. The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department says the situation is ongoing.  

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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