San Diego Gaslamp Quarter signSan Diego’s Downtown Entertainment Area Under Scrutiny After Fatal Shooting;Police Put More Officers On The Streets This sign welcomes people to the vibrant – and safe – Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego.Photo:PubClub.com By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com San Diego Nightlife Blogger In the wake of a recent incident in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter in which a trouble-seeking individual found what he was looking for and wound up shooting five people (one fatally), the inevitable questions are being asked on social media, among friends and elsewhere about this section of the city.Was this an isolated incident or is the Gaslamp Quarter a safe place for bars, restaurants and nightlife?As a local who lives and plays in the “GQ” as us cool people call it, I can unequivocally say that yes, it a very safe place to eat and drink.I have no problem walking around at night.I cruise into the bars and restaurants – and sometimes stumble out of them – without a single thought about my safety.... San Diego’s Downtown Entertainment Area Under Scrutiny After Fatal Shooting;Police Put More Officers On The Streets This sign welcomes people to the vibrant – and safe – Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego.Photo:PubClub.com By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com San Diego Nightlife Blogger In the wake of a recent incident in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter in which a trouble-seeking individual found what he was looking for and wound up shooting five people (one fatally), the inevitable questions are being asked on social media, among friends and elsewhere about this section of the city.Was this an isolated incident or is the Gaslamp Quarter a safe place for bars, restaurants and nightlife?As a local who lives and plays in the “GQ” as us cool people call it, I can unequivocally say that yes, it a very safe place to eat and drink.I have no problem walking around at night.I cruise into the bars and restaurants – and sometimes stumble out of them – without a single thought about my safety.

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