Fri. Sep 30th, 2022

Santa Ana shooting

A man said he was shot in the leg Friday night while he was riding his bicycle on the Santa Ana River Trail bikepath near Edna Park.  The man said that he heard up to five gunshots come from behind him, according to the O.C. Register.



The victim was shot in the leg but somehow he was able to pedal his bike for almost a mile, to a liquor store at North King and West 17th streets. The SAPD found him there at about 9:30 p.m. when someone who saw him bleeding near the store called the police.

The man was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

SAPD police officers searched for a suspect but did not arrest anyone.

The shooting took place in Santa Ana’s Ward 3, which is represented by Councilwoman Angie Amezcua.

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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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