On Friday, March 26, 2021, at approximately 8:57 PM, SAPD Officers responded to the mobile home park located in the 3100 block of W. 1st Street in response to reports of a shooting victim. Officers arrived and located a male adult with gunshot wounds to his upper torso. Orange County Fire Authority paramedics responded and pronounced the victim deceased.
During the preliminary field investigation, officers learned through witness statements that the victim was involved in an argument with the suspect, which resulted in the suspect shooting the victim with a handgun. The suspect, identified as Alfonso Jasso (36) of Santa Ana, fled the scene and drove to the Santa Ana Police Department where he surrendered to police officers without further incident.
SAPD Homicide detectives responded and assumed the investigation. Detectives obtained a search warrant to enter the suspect’s home and vehicle to recover the firearm and other potential items of evidentiary value. Detectives believe they have recovered the weapon used in the murder. The suspect was booked in the SAPD Jail for CPC 187 Homicide.
The Orange County Coroner’s Division responded to the scene and are conducting their investigation. The decedent has been identified as Jose Luis Solis (45) of Santa Ana.
The investigation is ongoing.