Woman, 31, shot to death in Garden Grove; police seek additional witnesses to find killer


A woman was shot to death in front of a Garden Grove residence late Wednesday, and police are looking for a suspect.

The victim was identified by the GGPD on Thursday afternoon as Kellie Louise Nichol, 31, of Trabuco Canyon.

The shooting occurred at 11:17 p.m. Aug. 24 in the 13500 block of Purdy Street, the GGPD said in a news release.

Officers responded to find Nichol wounded in front of the house. They immediately started life-saving efforts and later were assisted by OCFA paramedics, but Nichol died.

Police describe the suspect as a male Hispanic, 25-30, with a medium build.

Officers and detectives interviewed several witnesses at the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Garden Grove PD detectives are asking for additional witnesses to come forward. Please contact them at 714-741-5800