Thu. Jun 1st, 2023

On Friday, April 7, 2023, at 6:41 PM, a two-man marked Santa Ana Police Unit conducted a traffic stop at 500 S. Rosewood Avenue of a vehicle occupied by two male adults.

During the traffic stop, officers encountered a subject armed with a handgun and an officer-involved shooting occurred. The suspect sustained gunshot wounds to his upper and lower torso.

Orange County Fire Authority treated and transported the suspect to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition. The other occupant and officers were not injured.

Detectives recovered a firearm at the scene. As with all officer-involved shootings, an investigative team consisting of SAPD Homicide Detectives, Investigators from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and the SAPD Internal Affairs Division responded to investigate.

Homicide detectives are requesting to speak with anyone with information regarding this case. 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.

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