Westminster Fatal Double Shooting W/SOT

Westminster Fatal Double Shooting W/SOT

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WESTMINSTER (CNS) – Police were searching tonight for a gunman in a driveby shooting who fatally shot one man and critically wounded another outside a home in Westminster, a police sergeant said. Paramedics rushed both men to UC Medical Center in Irvine, initially in
critical condition, according to Westminster police Sgt. Eddie Esqueda. The 19-year-old man who was shot in the head succumbed to his injuries this afternoon, Esqueda said. The other victim, a 20-year-old man who was wounded in the stomach, remained in critical condition tonight. Both victims were from Westminster. The name of the deceased was withheld pending notification to his next of kin. The shooting took place about 10:25 p.m. Friday in the 15800 block of Maybrook Street, Esqueda said. “We know at this point that the suspect fired multiple shots from an unknown type of vehicle. The victims had just arrived home when the shooting occurred,” Esqueda said. “The motive for the shooting is unclear at this time.” No suspect description was available, Esqueda added. Anyone with information on this double-shooting was asked to call
Westminster police detectives at (714) 548-3772.