Orange County

Shooting death in Santa Ana

SANTA ANA police are investigating an apparent shooting homicide Monday morning (Shutterstock).

Santa Ana police are investigating a homicide reported early Monday morning.

According to the SAPD, a report at 1:49 a.m. of a shooting with a victim down in the sidewalk brought officers to the 1700 block of West Fifth Street. There, they found an “unresponsive” adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Orange County Fire Authority paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at 2:06 aß.m.

The identity of the decedent is being withheld pending identification by the Orange County Coroner’s Division and notification of the next of kin.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Homicide Section at (714) 245-8390.


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