Tag Archives: police captain

Police seek shooter of man found wounded in Fullerton

FULLERTON – Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the person or persons responsible for a shooting that left a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police got several 911 calls reporting possible shots fired at an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Garnet Lane near Placentia Avenue shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday, Fullerton police Captain Alex Bastreri said.

Officers did not find a victim, but determined a shooting had occurred in the patio area, Bastreri said.

The victim’s family members drove him to UCI Medical Center in Orange to be treated for a gunshot wound to the leg. His injuries were not believed to be life threatening, Bastreri said.

A description of the attacker or attackers was not available. Details of what led to the shooting were unknown.

Anyone with information was urged to call Fullerton police Sgt. Jeff Stuart at 714-773-5758


Tags: , , , , ,