On Monday, July 11, 2022, at 3:23 a.m., Officers responded to a shooting that had just occurred within the parking lot of 300 E. 17th Street. (At a 7-11 store a few blocks east of Norm’s).
Upon arrival, a lone male victim was discovered lying in the parking lot with a fatal gunshot wound to his upper torso.
The circumstances surrounding this homicide are currently being investigated.
Detectives are attempting to identify and locate any witnesses who can shed light on this incident.
The victim was identified as Matthew Rule, a 24-year-old man. (See picture above).
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