Santa Ana Police Department
Victim: Edgar Jovany Campos (15) Santa Ana
Details: On Friday, 11-07-2014, at approximately 6:40 PM, officers responded to the area of 400 North Laurel (located in Councilman Roman Reyna’s Ward 5) reference a male who had been shot. When officers arrived, they located the 15-year old victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. OCFA Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to UCI Medical Center for treatment.
SAPD Homicide Detectives responded to the scene to take over the investigation. Their preliminary investigation revealed the victim was walking in the area of 400 North Laurel when suspect(s) in a vehicle fired an unknown type firearm at the victim striking him once in the upper torso. The suspect vehicle then fled in an unknown direction after the shooting. There is currently no description for the vehicle or any suspect(s) at this time.
The victim was placed on life support until early this morning when he was removed and died from his injuries making this a Homicide investigation.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call SAPD homicide detectives at (714) 245-8390 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIPS-OCCS.
Additionally this case qualifies for the Santa Ana Police Department gang homicide reward program which offers up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest of gang homicide or felony gang assault suspects. If you have information about any gang homicide or felony gang assault suspects, please call (714) 245-8648.