Press Release, For Immediate Release, Case # 13NF2780: August 22, 2013
SANTA ANA – A man will be arraigned today for evading Orange County Sheriff’s deputies and causing a hit and run in Yorba Linda that left another male driver injured after being involved in an officer-involved shooting (OIS) at a traffic stop. Bryan Song Yang, 37, Lake Elsinore, is charged with one felony count each of evading while driving recklessly, resisting and deterring an executive officer, hit and run with injury, and one misdemeanor count of hit and run with property damage. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of five years and four months in state prison. The People will request the defendant be held on $100,000 bail at Yang’s arraignment today, Aug. 22, 2013, in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana. The time is to be determined.
The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) is investigating the officer-involved shooting incident involving this defendant. At the end of the investigation, the OCDA will release a full factual detailed report regarding this incident. It is the policy of the OCDA office to not release further details at this time.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Supervising District Attorney Investigator Mark Gutierrez at (714) 347-8544.
Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney 401 Civic Center Drive West Santa Ana, CA 92701
Susan Kang Schroeder Chief of Staff Office: 714-347-8408 Cell: 714-292-2718
Farrah Emami Spokesperson Office: 714-347-8405 Cell: 714-323-4486