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Assault with a Deadly Weapon - Shooting

On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at approximately 3:59 PM, Fullerton Police Officers responded to the area of Highland Ave and Valencia Drive regarding a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers located a 25-year-old male victim with one gunshot wound to his upper body. The victim was immediately transported to a local trauma center with non-life threatening injuries.

Preliminary investigation suggests the victim was in the area of 800 S. Highland Ave when he was shot by u...nknown suspects. The suspects then fled in an unknown direction. Detectives believe the shooting may have been gang-related.

Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to contact Fullerton PD Gang Detective Valle at (714) 738-6757. Those wishing to provide information anonymously can call the Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1(855) TIP-OCCS or can visit their website at www.p3tips.com/913.

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