San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Del Mar to review security plans after man fires gun before Ice Cube concert

Del Mar to review security plans after man fires gun before Ice Cube concert

Officials say they will review their security plans for the Del Mar Racetrack after a man who was upset that he could not get tickets to a sold-out Ice Cube concert there pulled a gun and fired several shots before being shot himself by a San Diego County Sheriff’s deputy on Sept. 2.

Unlike at other high-attendance sports and entertainment events, there are no metal detectors at the Del Mar venue and attendees are not screened before entering a concert or a horse race. The attendance at the Del Mar racetrack on Sunday was the second-largest of the season, with about 30,800 people.

On whether Del Mar will consider using metal detectors in the future, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club...

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