On Thursday, August 6, 2020 at approximately 11:17 p.m., officers from the Orange Police Department responded to reports of a traffic collision in the area of Chapman Ave. and Tustin St.
Officers arrived on scene and found a 26-year-old male occupant of a vehicle involved in the collision had sustained a gunshot wound.
The Orange Fire Department rendered aid to the victim at the scene and transported him to a nearby hospital. The victim, Marco Huerta Torres, of Orange, was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Detectives located evidence which indicated the shooting occurred in a residential area in the 1500 block of E. Locust Ave.
On August 27, 2020, Orange Police Department Detectives arrested 30 year-old, Luis Alberto Flores for PC 187 – Murder.
The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has filed the following charges against Flores: PC 187(a)-Murder; PC 30600(a) – Unlawful Assault Weapon Activity; PC 29800(a)(1) – Possession of Firearm by Felon; PC 30305(a)(1) – Possession of Ammunition by Prohibited Person); and PC 186.22(b)(4) – Criminal Street Gang Activity.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Orange Police Department at 714-744-7444. See Less