Fri. Oct 7th, 2022

On Saturday, January 22nd, 2022, at 10:40 PM, Officers responded to 300 W. 5th Street regarding reports of a shooting. The shooting happened outside of a recording studio in DTSA.



Officers arrived on scene and discovered a male adult victim suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper torso. Orange County Fire Authority pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

The circumstances surrounding this homicide are currently being investigated. The Orange County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Zion Gonzalez (18) of Moreno Valley, CA.

Detectives are attempting to identify and locate any witnesses who can shed light on this incident.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call SAPD Homicide Section Detectives at (714) 245-8390, or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS. This case is eligible for the Gang Reward Program.

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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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