Shooting in Santa Ana: Man is arrested after a fatal shooting

Santa Ana – Authorities in Orange County reported the Tuesday arrest of a guy from Santa Ana who was wanted for allegedly shooting and killing a man earlier in the week.

According to the Santa Ana Police Department, Edgar Martinez, 24, of Santa Ana was detained on Tuesday on suspicion of homicide.

Officers responded to reports reporting a shooting in the 1700 block of North Spurgeon Street on Monday, August 14. When they arrived, they discovered an adult male named Alex Ruiz of Santa Ana unconscious on the ground with a gunshot wound. Officials from the Orange County Fire Authority assisted Ruiz. He was taken to the hospital in a critical state but subsequently passed away from his wounds.

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