Santa Ana Police Officers responded today to the 2500 Block of S. Rene Dr. regarding a fight between two males. One subject was reported down and non-responsive. OC Fire responded to treat the subject, but he did not survive. Initial reports are that there was a fight in front of the residence, the victim was found on the ground unconscious and transported to Coastal Community Hospital where he died.
The second individual involved in the altercation has been detained and brought to the Santa Ana Police Department for questioning by the homicide detectives. The investigation continues pending the coroner’s autopsy scheduled for 10 a.m. this morning. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department Case Alert
Gang Detectives Arrest 5 Individuals for Homicide
On Friday, 5/6/11, at about 2249 hours officers were dispatched to 900 W. Highland St. regarding an assault in-progress. Responding officers located an adult male victim with severe blunt-object injuries and stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. The incident appeared to be gang related and the motive was gang rivalry.
On 5/8/11, medical staff notified SAPD that the victim had suffered irreversible cessation of brain stem activity as a result of his injuries and the incident was considered a homicide.
On 5/9/11, SAPD Gang Homicide Unit Detectives and Patrol Officers arrested five suspects involved in the incident and booked them on murder and additional gang related charges.
On 5/13/11, at about 0600 hours the victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Victim: Abin Humberto Delgado, age 20, of Santa Ana.
Suspects/Arrested and Charged:
1. Juvenile (17)
2. Juvenile (17)
3. Juvenile (17)
4. Najera, Johnny (18)
5. Solorzano, Fernando (18)
All suspects are Santa Ana residents. All juveniles were charged as adults. The investigation is on-going and photographs of the suspects are not available.
The Santa Ana Police Department is offering monetary rewards 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.
Contact Name: Gang Investigations
Contact Phone: 714-245-8648