NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Mark Stichter, 714.904.7042, MKStichter@ocsd.org; Carrie Braun, 714.552.5795, CBraun@ocsd.org
Deputy-Involved Shooting in Yorba Linda, Suspect Deceased
YORBA LINDA, CA (February 15, 2016) – A deputy-involved shooting occurred today in the city of Yorba Linda at approximately 1 p.m.
Deputies were investigating a suspicious vehicle at the Extended Stay America at 22711 Oakcrest Circle and contacted a suspect in a vehicle outside the motel. During their contact with the single male occupant of the vehicle, a deputy-involved shooting occurred.
The suspect was injured as a result of the shooting, and was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Identification of the deceased suspect is pending notification of next of kin.
At this time, there are no additional suspects and no immediate threat to the community.
Per protocol, the investigation of the deputy-involved shooting will be handled by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
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