Santa Ana Police Department
Advisory: Santa Ana Homicide- Monday, March 12, 2012, at approximately 6:33 P.M 215 E. 15th St
Santa Ana Homicide, Victim: Mario Carlos Hernandez (20) Santa Ana
On Monday, March 12, 2012, at approximately 6:33 P.M., patrol officers responded to the apartment complex located at 215 E. 15th St. on a call involving shots fired and a wounded male adult. Upon arrival, officers found a 20-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body.
The Santa Ana Fire Department Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
Based on initial facts of the investigation the incident is believed to be gang related. The Santa Ana Police Department Gang Detail responded for the investigation. At this time Gang Homicide Unit detectives are still following-up leads in an attempt to get the suspect, or suspects, in custody.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the S.A.P.D. Gang Unit at (714) 245-8648. This case qualifies for the reward program.
The Santa Ana Police Department is offering monetary rewards for information leading to the arrest of gang homicide or felony gang assault suspects. Anyone with information about any gang homicide or felony gang assault suspects may call (714) 245-8648.
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