UPDATE, JAN. 24, 11:45 A.M.: The deceased has been identified by police as Robert Rios, 35, of Placentia. There is no new information about a suspect.
ORIGINAL POST, JAN. 20, 8:59 A.M.: The body of a man in his 30s was found in a residential area of Placentia where there had been a report to police of shots fired just before midnight Thursday, according to authorities.
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The unidentified man, who sustained gunshot wounds, was pronounced dead at the scene—the 900 block of Vista Avenue—by paramedics, says the Placentia Police Department.
No information about a suspect or motive was released.
That neighborhood has a mix of apartments, single-family homes and a park.
Anyone with information that can help homicide detectives is asked to call Orange County Crime Stoppers, even anonymously, at 855.847.6227.