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HB Police investigate shooting Sunday night

by: Jessica Cuchilla
Published: September 19, 2023


HUNTINGTON BEACH...On Sunday, September 17, 2023, at approximately 11 p.m., HBPD patrol officers responded to the area of Beach Blvd. and MacDonald Dr., referencing a report of a male suffering from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, and he was immediately transported to a local trauma center. The victim is expected to survive.

Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the suspect after an extensive search. The suspect is described as a Black male in his mid-20s with facial hair and short black braided hair. He was wearing a black shirt, sweatpants, a hat, and white and black Nike shoes at the time of the incident.

Based on the preliminary investigation, it was discovered the suspect and victim do not know each other. Detectives from the Crimes Against Persons Unit have assumed the investigation.

The investigation is still ongoing, and no further details will be released at this time. We ask anyone with information related to this crime to call the HBPD WeTip Hotline at (714) 375-5066. Additionally, please contact the OC Crime Stoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS (1-855-847-6227) to remain anonymous.


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