ATMurder: Man found Shot Dead Near Garden Grove Bank's ATMEXPAND
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ATMurder: Man found Shot Dead Near Garden Grove Bank's ATM

UPDATE, AUG. 8, 12:40 A.M.: The homicide victim has been identified as Minh Le Anh Pham, 35, of Garden Grove.

"Garden Grove detectives have been following up on several leads to identify and locate the suspects involved in this crime," says police Lt. Carl Whitney. "Photographs and video surveillance are not being released at this time because of the ongoing investigation." Whitney added that "numerous people" were "present in the parking lot" at the time of the incident, so his detectives are re-stressing their plea for additional witnesses to come forward. Call homicide detectives at 714.741.5422.

ORIGINAL REPORT, AUG. 7, 9:37 A.M.: Reports of shots fired Sunday night sent police to a Garden Grove bank, where officers found a man who had been shot to death.

The discovery happened just after 10:10 p.m. near the ATM at the Bank of America at Westminster Avenue and Brookhurst Street, according to Garden Grove Police Lt. Carl Whitney.

Witnesses told cops they saw two men leaving the area in a silver or gray sports car after the shots were fired, Whitney said.

No other suspect descriptions have been released, nor has the name of the deceased.

Whitney directed anyone with information that can help the investigation to call the Garden Grove Police Department at 714.741.5800.


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