Yes, You Have Read This Headline Before: 19-year-old Shot Dead in Santa Ana

Yes, You Have Read This Headline Before: 19-year-old Shot Dead in Santa AnaEXPAND
Nick Bockelman/OC Weekly

A 19-year-old man was shot to death on East Chestnut Avenue in Santa Ana early Saturday.

Dispatch got the call around 2:10 a.m. that a male was down on the sidewalk in front of 621 E. Chestnut Ave., according to the Santa Ana Police Department.

Officers arrived to find the 19-year-old with a gunshot wound. Orange County Fire Authority first responders pronounced him dead at the scene.

The victim's name is not being released pending notification of family.

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Homicide detectives have determined the shooting was gang-related, which means anyone with information that can help locate the killer or killers could receive up to $50,000 through the city’s Gang Homicide Reward Program.

Tips can be called in to SAPD homicide detectives at 714.245.8390. Orange County Crime Stoppers collects anonymous tips at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.


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