Santa Ana

Woman shot, man arrested

A WOMAN was shot in a Santa Ana bar early Sunday morning and a suspect arrested. (Shutterstock).

A suspect has been arrested in the shooting of a woman early on Sunday morning in Santa Ana.

According to the SAPD, police received a report at 1:05 a.m. of a shooting inside the Proof Bar & Lounge, 215 N. Broadway Ave. Arriving officers found a woman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to her upper torso. They rendered medical aid until Orange County Fire Authority personnel arrived and transported her to a local hospital where she is listed in stable condition.

Witnesses to the incident provided police with a description of a suspect. Officers found a man matching that description in the area of 5th Street and Sycamore Avenue and detained him.

A firearm was recovered and detectives interviewed the man – identified as Armando Alvarez, 22, of Santa Ana – and arrested him. He  was booked into Orange County Jail for attempted murder.

The circumstances and motive in this incident are being investigated. SAPD detectives want to speak to any witnesses who could shed additional light on the incident.

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


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