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Cold Case: Deon Darnell Patterson


If you have a tip, call the SDPD Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293. For anonymous tips, call Crimestoppers at 888-580-8477 or submit your tip online.

Deon Darnell Patterson

March 22, 2004

4610 Nogal Street


On March 22, 2004, Deon Patterson, a 17 year old male, was standing on the porch of his apartment located at 4610 Nogal Street in San Diego, California. An unknown assailant fired several gunshots at Patterson, killing him.

A witness reported seeing a Hispanic male driving a Ford F-150 or larger type pickup truck driving on Nogal Street when the gunshots were fired. The vehicle stopped in the cul-de-sac and a black male coming from the direction of Patterson's apartment entered the vehicle. Both the Hispanic and black male fled in the vehicle eastbound on Nogal Street.

Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to call the San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the San Diego County Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477 or at A reward of up to $1,000.00 may be paid through San Diego County Crime Stoppers.

Deon Darnell Patterson Bulletin