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Santa Ana PD Investigating Homicide in the 800 Block South Townsend

by: Santa Ana PD
Posted: January 11, 2021


SANTA ANA...On Sunday, January 10, 2021, at 5:43 a.m., Santa Ana Police officers responded to a call of a male down at the 800 south block of Townsend Street. Officers located the male unresponsive with apparent gunshot wounds to his upper torso. Orange County Fire Authority responded and pronounced the subject deceased. SAPD Homicide Detectives responded and assumed the investigation. 

The circumstances surrounding the male’s death are currently being investigated. The identity of the male remains unknown pending identification by the Orange County Coroner’s Office.  

Detectives are attempting to identify and locate any witnesses who can shed light on this incident.  

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call SAPD Homicide Section Detectives at (714) 245-8390, or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS. This case is eligible for the Gang Reward Program.


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