Fri. Dec 2nd, 2022

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.

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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

By Editor

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

4 thoughts on “The SAPD is investigating a fatal shooting that happened early this morning”
  1. Please take this mugshot down of matthew I can provide alt pictures if need be but this is wrong this man was my dear friend and shot during a robbery with no reason or prior knowledge of the shooter at all.

    Rest In Peace baby boy matthew I love u so much

      1. The main picture that was first released was a booking photo, I was speaking to his gf about replacing it with better images….like the one u posted in this article with the green sweatshirt, I emailed you earlier today actually about it!

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