Part 5: The Use Of Informants In The Shooting At Dr J's Liquor
DR J’S / March 19, 2019
After the shooting at Dr J's, police and prosecutors looked for informants who would trade information for reduced sentences and money to move away from San Diego. One informant in particular shows what a difficult decision that can be.
Just after midnight on New Year's Eve, two women on their way home from church were killed in a gang drive-by shooting. In this podcast, KPBS investigative reporter Claire Trageser explores the crime and its impacts on Southeast San Diego, a lower income and predominantly African-American pocket of the city.
Read the series: DR J'S: How A Gang Shooting Changed Southeast San Diego