Two men are shot, one dead

TWO MEN were shot – one of them fatally – in Stanton on Saturday afternoon (Shutterstock).

Two men were shot – one of them fatally – in an incident in Stanton on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department – which provides police services for Stanton – deputies were dispatched to the 10000 block of Fern Avenue (southeast of Beach Boulevard and Ball Road) at 3:12 p.m. in response to a report of a shooting.

Arriving deputies found two men who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Life-saving measures were performed on both men.

They were taken to a local hospital where one of the men died from his injuries. The second man was taken into surgery. His condition is unknown.

A search of the crime scene was made for potential suspects, but no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information that could be helpful in the investigation is asked to call sheriff’s dispatch at (714) 647-7000.

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