Santa Ana

Murder at alleged gambling den

SANTA ANA police are investigating a homicide Tuesday night (Shutterstock).

Santa Ana police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened late Tuesday night at what they believe is an illegal gambling operation.

According to the SAPD, officers were dispatched at 10:59 p.m. Cozy Corner Drive-In, 426 N. Harbor Blvd. in response to reports of a man down with gunshot wounds. They found him near the north entrance doors suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his upper torso.

They performed lifesaving efforts until the arrival of Orange County Fire Authority paramedics. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation indicates the victim was shot outside a location in the 300 block of North Harbor Boulevard. Detectives are seeking to identify and locate any witnesses to the incident.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call SAPD Homicide Section detectives at (714) 245-8390.

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