At least four people were dead Tuesday morning after shootings in multiple locations in
The first shooting was reported in Ladera Ranch, south of
The shooter, described only as a male, fled in an SUV, then attempted to carjack multiple vehicles in
Police received a report at about of a carjacking near
The carjacking suspect opened fire and wounded a bystander, he said.
Soon after that, another carjacking was reported at the 55 Freeway at
Another shooting was reported on
One person was killed and another was taken to a hospital. Officers spotted the suspect in a stolen vehicle, followed him into the city of
The suspect then shot and killed himself, Garaven said. Garaven said there is “no threat to the community” because the suspect is deceased.
Tustin police Supervisor Dave Kanoti says there are several crime scenes and many questions as authorities work to determine if the shootings were connected.
Tustin police got their first call at 5:30 a.m. but Kanoti says the shootings are believed to have started in unincorporated Orange County with a fatal carjacking. As the carjacker moved into Tustin, police started getting reports of shots fired.
Kanoti says shots were fired on the freeway and surface streets and it's possible there are more victims
It all came to an end at the intersection of
One was at the intersection of El Camino Real and
That scene appeared to involve a black SUV just outside a Shell gas station.
A second scene was at the
There was a third crime scene on the east side of the 55 Freeway at the
One person was deceased in the parking lot out back, and another was reportedly wounded and transported to a local hospital.