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Jorge Centeno, a 40-year-old Santa Ana man, has been arrested and is facing charges of attempted murder, according to the Anaheim Police Department.

The incident occurred Mar. 19, at around 4:10 a.m., when officers responded to reports of a shooting outside of a nightclub in the 500 block of South Brookhurst Street in Anaheim.

At the scene, authorities located a victim suffering at least one gunshot wound. The victim was taken to the hospital in grave condition.  

Centeno was identified as the suspect within several hours of the shooting by Anaheim homicide detectives.

Anaheim PD SWAT served a search warrant at a Diamond Bar residence and took the 40-year-old into custody on Mar. 20.

Centeno was booked at the Anaheim PD Detention Facility for attempted murder and is being held without bail.  

The shooting victim is fortunately expected to survive.  

Because the investigation is ongoing, detectives have declined to elaborate on evidence or to discuss a possible motive.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact APD homicide detectives at 714-765-1900.

Anonymous tips can be made through Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS or online at Orange County Crime Stoppers

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

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