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Santa Ana Police Department



Advisory: Detectives Investigating Homicide in the 200 Block of West Warner Avenue

Victim: Male, name being withheld pending OC Coroner’s notification with family

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 12:08 AM, Santa Ana Police Officers responded to reports of a shooting at the Casa Del Rey Bar located at 230 W. Warner Avenue. Upon arrival, Officers found an adult male down in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. Orange County Fire Authority responded and pronounced the adult male deceased at 12:24 AM.

Preliminary investigation revealed bar patrons may have become engaged in an argument in the parking lot, which resulted in a shooting. The actual motive is still under investigation.

SAPD Homicide Detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is requested to contact the SAPD Homicide Unit at (714) 245-8390.

Editor’s Note – The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control notes that Daisy Jasmine Andrade aka Daisy Sarmiento (the sister of Santa Ana City Councilman Vince Sarmiento) is the CFO of Casa Del Rey.

By Editor

Art Pedroza started Orange County's first political blog, the Orange Juice, back in 2003. He now publishes the top civic blog in Orange County - New Santa Ana, plus other blogs including New Anaheim, New Fullerton and the Irvine News Blog, as well as the OC Politics Blog.

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