Mon. Mar 4th, 2024

Last night at approximately 11:00 P.M., police officers were dispatched to the 6600 block of Westminster Boulevard in regards to shots fired, according to the Westminster Police Department.

Witnesses described a white truck leaving the area. Officers located the vehicle in the area of Edwards and Westminster, and a high-risk car stop was initiated. The occupants were detained without incident.

The police officers obtained consent from the driver/owner of the vehicle and discovered a loaded magazine was underneath the driver’s seat. With the assistance of a Westminster Police Department K-9 dog, a Glock 34 9MM with a loaded magazine was located under the passenger seat, which had been previously reported stolen.

The driver was arrested for shooting a firearm in a gross negligence manner and various weapons violation charges and was booked at the Orange County Jail.

No officers or citizens were injured.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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