DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: Wednesday November 1st, 9:45pm
LOCATION: Havenwood Dr & Trask Ave
CITY: Garden Grove
- Westminster Police stop a vehicle that the driver is a person of interest involved in a homicide
- Officers stopped the vehicle and detained the driver
- The homicide occurred at a night club shooting over the weekend
- Police have not confirmed if the driver in fact is the suspect wanted in connection with that homicide
VICTIM INFORMATION: UNAVAILABLE
SUSPECT INFORMATION: UNAVAILABLE
HANDLING AGENCIES: WESTMINSTER POLICE
SOT(s): WESTMINSTER POLICE
CNS: WESTMINSTER (CNS) – One man was killed and another man wounded in a shooting Saturday at a Westminster nightclub, according to police.
The shooting took place about 1:30 a.m. at Bleu Restaurant & Dancing on 14160 Beach Blvd., according to Westminster police Commander Cameron Knauerhaze.
Responding officers found two men with gunshot wounds lying near the entrance to the club. Both men were taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange by Orange County Fire Authority paramedics.
One of the men was pronounced dead from his wounds at 2:11 a.m. according to the Orange County coroner’s office. His age and name would not be released until relatives are notified.
A second person was wounded in the upper leg and remained hospitalized with stable vital signs, Westminster police Sgt. A. Iswashita said.
Detectives were contacting patrons at the club to establish what led to the shootings, he said.
Westminster Police Cpl. Andrew Stowers told reporters there were around 100 people in the lounge when the shooting took place.
The shooter fled the scene on foot through the parking lot, Knauerhaze said. No suspect description was immediately available.
Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call Westminster police at (714) 898-3315. Tipsters can also call Orange County Crime Stoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS. All tips can be made anonymously. CNS-10-28-2017 16:46