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Santa Ana Police Department
Thursday February 9th, 2017 :: 10:50 a.m. PST


Detectives Investigating Homicide 1900 Block Of North Grand Avenue

Victim: Joseph Frank Garcia (23) Orange

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 10:29 PM, SAPD Officers responded to a report of a man down in the rear alley at 1900 South Grand Ave behind the Food for Less store. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male face down in the alley. The male later identified as Joseph Frank Garcia (23) Orange had been shot and was unresponsive. Orange County Fire Authority medics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased at 10:37 PM.

The motive for this crime is unknown. SAPD Homicide Detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is requested to contact the SAPD Homicide Unit at (714) 245-8390 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.

Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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