The victims, whose names were not released, were shot around 9:35 p.m. Friday at North Onondaga and West Neighbors avenues, Anaheim police Detective Laura Lomeli said. Continue reading
A man thought to be in his 20s was found dead in the driver’s seat of a parked Lincoln Navigator, late on Tuesday night, at around 11:35 p.m., at East Topaz Avenue, east of South East Street, according to the O.C. Register.
Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to the scene first after receiving a call for medical aid. The paramedics found that the man had been shot in the head and was already dead. Continue reading
A 24-year-old documented gang member was shot near his stomach at the 500 block of South Rose Street, in Anaheim, on Sunday, according to the O.C. Register. This incident happened about a half mile from the Anaheim Packing District.
The victim showed up at a local hospital’s emergency room on Sunday night at around 10 p.m. Continue reading
Two men and a teenage girl were shot in their legs Sunday night at around 10:30 pm., while they were inside a home’s garage in the 1600 block of South Ivanhoe Street, in Anaheim, near James Madison Elementary School, according to the O.C. Register.
The attack appeared to be unprovoked, according to Anaheim Police.
The victims told police that a person walked up to the garage, which had a partially opened door, and began firing a gun at the trio. Continue reading
Raul Quezada, Chief of Police
PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2015
Released by: Sgt. Daron Wyatt, (714) 497-5633
Subject: Homicide – Seeking Information
The Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail is seeking the public’s help regarding a homicide that occurred during the early morning hours of September 20, 2015. On Sunday morning, September 20, 2015, just before 3:00 a.m., a 22 year old male victim was taken by friends to Anaheim Global Medical Center after he was shot while in the 1500 Block of W. Embassy Street. The victim was transported to UCI Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Continue reading
NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042, JHallock@ocsd.org; Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org
Homicide Investigation Following Shooting Incident
ANAHEIM, Calif. – (July 20, 2015) – On Sunday, July 19, 2015, Orange County Sheriff’s investigators began an investigation following discovery of two adult male shooting victims. Both victims were found inside a Ford SUV vehicle, stopped in the intersection of Poona Drive and Lullaby Lane in unincorporated Anaheim. The victims were treated by paramedics and transported to an area hospital.
One of the two victims, a 51 year old male, was pronounced dead early this morning as result of his injuries. The deceased victim’s name is not being released until the Coroner Division’s investigator can confirm his identity and notify next of kin. Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2015
Released by: Lt. Eric Trapp, (714) 497-5305
Subject: **UPDATE** Officer Involved Shooting: 300 block of W. La Palma Avenue
This afternoon, at approximately 2:40 PM, an officer was conducting a traffic enforcement stop in the 300 block of W. La Palma Avenue. At some point during this contact, a suspect unrelated to the stop approached the officer, produced a large kitchen-type knife, and charged the officer. A second officer became involved at some point who was also charged at by the suspect. Both officers fired their weapons, stopping the assault. Continue reading
The OCDA has published a letter containing the investigation findings and legal conclusions regarding the Anaheim Police Department’s officer-involved-shooting of Gerardo Pineda.
The OCDA cleared Anaheim Police Investigator Kelly Phillips, who shot Pineda, of any wrongdoing. The OCDA’s investigation identified Pineda as a known gang member nicknamed “Ghost.” Continue reading
An Anaheim officer was justified in shooting a man trying to flee from police on a bicycle, Orange County prosecutors have determined.
Orange County District Attorney’s Office investigators concluded that Officer Chris Petropulos acted reasonably when he shot and injured Pedro Mejia Jr., believed to have thrown a handgun during the chase Oct. 21, 2012, a letter released Thursday outlining the results of the investigation said, according to the OC Register. Continue reading