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Homicide investigators seek public assistance after gang-related, drive-by shooting
SANTA ANA, Ca. (October 5, 2018) – On September 24, 2018, at 1:25 p.m. deputies responded to the 9000 block of Cerritos Ave. in unincorporated Anaheim regarding a subject who had been shot. Upon their arrival, deputies located an adult male who sustained a gunshot wound while riding his bicycle on Cerritos Ave. The victim, Victor Sanchez, 19, Anaheim, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to homicide investigators, it’s suspected that this was a gang-related, drive-by shooting. After reviewing video footage from the area, a vehicle suspected to be involved was last seen traveling eastbound on Cerritos Ave shortly after the incident.
Investigators are seeking information related to this homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch at 714-647-7000 and ask for the Department Commander. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.