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Vehicle of Interest Sought in Fullerton Homicide

On October 7, 2018 at approximately 9:16 AM, Fullerton Police Officers responded to the area of Ford Ave and West Ave regarding a possible shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim with a gunshot wound to his upper body. Officers immediately began life saving measures, and the victim was transported to a local trauma center where he was pronounced deceased.

Fullerton Police Detectives were immediately called-in to investigate. As a r...esult of their investigative efforts, Detectives determined that a red Dodge Ram 1500 4-door pickup truck (with a matching red camper shell) was seen leaving the area at the time of the incident. At this point in the investigation, it is unknown if the vehicle and its occupants were involved in this violent encounter. Detectives are attempting to identify and locate the owner of the truck as it is currently a “vehicle of interest” in the investigation.

This investigation is on-going.

Anyone with information about this shooting, and anyone with information regarding the red Dodge Ram pickup truck, is encouraged to contact Fullerton Police Detective G. Johnson at (714) 738-6759. 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.

Editor’s Note: Photos of red Dodge Ram pickup truck attached.

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