Sun. Apr 14th, 2024

Thursday, at approximately 8:30 p.m., police officers responded to reports of a shooting in the area of Sabot Lane and Maddox Drive, according to the Huntington Beach Police Department.

An adult male victim was found with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and transported to a local hospital. In speaking with the victim, he stated the suspect was not known to him.

Detectives from the Major Crimes Unit later positively identified and contacted the suspect, Taylor Cosner, 27, of Huntington Beach, who was arrested and booked at the HBPD jail on one count of attempted murder.

To ensure the safety of those in the immediate area, updates were sent out to the neighborhood via the City’s Nextdoor platform as the search and investigation took place. Due to the severity of the case, Detectives refrained from releasing widespread information at that time to avoid compromising the apprehension of the suspect.

Detectives believe a male in the area walking a dog may have witnessed the incident. They urge anyone with information about this case to call Detective R. Chen at (714) 536-5653. If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact the OC Crime Stoppers at 1 (855) TIP-OCCS (1-855-847-6227).
Please note that the investigation is still ongoing, and no further details will be released at this time. Thank you for your cooperation and continued support.

By Editor

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

One thought on “HBPD detectives arrested a suspect who allegedly shot an adult male”
  1. Would it be fair to assume, and may I quote the officer (and this is a question for anybody…..that the two words
    “Partially Identified” and can I quote Those words or put them in my mouth and spit them out. Then use them to calm a rattled public that might feel safer that partially
    Is a word of hope practically and every thing should be fine?
    I’ll be seated and will wait for the answer,, thanks!

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