Garden Grove PD seeks public’s help as it probes 7th gang-related shooting of the year


Garden Grove ended January with its seventh gang-related shooting of 2016, and police once again are reaching out to the public for information and possible eyewitnesses.

In a news release late Monday, Feb. 1, the GGPD said the latest shooting occurred at Belfast Street and Donegal Avenue at 8:16 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31.

Officers from the GGPD’s Patrol and the Gang Suppression Unit arrived and found evidence of a shooting, according to the news release.

Through statements obtained during the investigation, officers determined that the shooting may have been the result of a fight that took place earlier in the evening in the area of 13211 Brookhurst Street.

No other information was available.

Detectives are seeking assistance from the public with any information that would lead to the identity of the suspects involved. Please contact Investigator Peter Vi at 714-741-5874.

Here is a list of the other shootings:

— Jan. 9, 12:24 a.m., 11731 Stuart St.

— Jan. 15, 7:37 p.m., 12571 Morningside Ave.

— Jan. 16, 3:30 a.m., 11301 Euclid St.

— Jan. 17, 9:20 p.m., 12552 Westminster Ave.

— Jan. 19, 3:56 a.m., 10621 Tibbs Circle

— Jan. 21, 8:40 p.m., Galway Street and Garden Grove Boulevard