ANAHEIM POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Released by: Sgt. Daron Wyatt
SUBJECT: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 25, 2017) – Homicide Detectives and District Attorney Investigators are investigating an Officer Involved Shooting in Anaheim, which occurred during a domestic violence investigation earlier this afternoon.
Around 2:00 pm Saturday afternoon, APD officers were sent to an apartment in the 900 block of S. Citron Street in regards to a domestic violence suspect who was believed to be sleeping inside the apartment. The original crime occurred Friday afternoon, but the suspect had fled prior to police arrival. APD was called today advising the suspect was currently inside the apartment on Citron Street.
Officers were allowed inside the apartment and were attempting to contact the suspect in a bedroom when an Officer Involved Shooting occurred. The circumstances of the shooting are being investigated by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and Anaheim PD Homicide Detectives. A concurrent internal investigation is being completed by the APD Major Incident Review Team (MIRT) and the Office of Independent Review (OIR).
The suspect is a 23 year old male who was transported to a local hospital in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries. Upon his release from the hospital he will be booked for a felony count of
273.5 CPC, inflicting corporal punishment on a spouse or cohabitant.
The officers on scene were equipped with Body Worn Cameras and the cameras were activated at the time of the shooting.